TD gives $35,000 to 4-H members
OTTAWA -- TD Bank has given 14 members of 4-H Canada each $2,500 scholarships. The 2016 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarships are awarded to members who wish to pursue a post-secondary education in the field of agriculture, agricultural science or agricultural business beginning in the fall 2016.
"4-H Canada is fortunate to have partners like TD that understand the importance of building young leaders," said Shannon Benner, CEO of 4-H Canada. "This investment embodies the spirit of 4-H leadership because it cultivates self-esteem, responsibility, and self-motivation."
"The achievements of this year's scholarship recipients align with TD's commitment to support the agriculture industry in Canada," said Derek Koppe, Senior Vice-President, Agricultural Services, Business Banking, TD Bank Group. "We're proud to stand behind the educational journey of our youth in an agriculture-related discipline through our continued support of 4-H."
The 14 4-H members are: Hannah Feller from British Columbia, Paytten Fankhanel from Alberta, Jamie Kuzma from Alberta, Kathrin Waeckerlin from Alberta, Amy Carruthers from Saskatchewan, Jessica Mayes from Manitoba, Faith Brown from Ontario, Emily Duenk from Ontario, Greg Fuller from Ontario, Christina Laurin-Forest from Québec, Meagan MacDiarmid from New Brunswick, Madalyn Nielsen from Nova Scotia, Sidney Patton from Nova Scotia and Julia Vosman from Nova Scotia.