4-H Canada Announces Recipients of the 2017 CIBC 4-H Post-Secondary Scholarships

Ottawa ON – August 10, 2017 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 CIBC 4-H Post-Secondary Scholarships. The scholarships are part of CIBC’s strong history of supporting youth entering into a post-secondary education in the field of engineering, arts, science, business, agriculture or health, beginning in the fall of 2017. Thanks to the generous support of CIBC, eight 4-H members will each receive a $1,000 scholarship towards their post-secondary education.

“We are very fortunate to have a partner like CIBC in helping to support our youth member’s post-secondary education,” said Shannon Benner, CEO of 4-H Canada. “Having a partner that recognizes the importance of post-secondary success is truly priceless and it really goes a long way in helping to empower and foster true leadership among the recipients.”

The delivery of these programs would not be possible without the ongoing and long-term partnerships with organizations like CIBC that share this vision and recognize the importance of advancing positive youth development in Canada.

“CIBC is proud to support the efforts of 4-H Canada, an organization that plays an active role in helping Canada’s youth realize their full potential and build a better future,” said Dino Medves, Senior-Vice President, Commercial Banking at CIBC. “I would like to congratulate this year’s outstanding CIBC 4-H Post-Secondary Scholarship recipients and wish them continued success in the future.”

Congratulations and good luck to the all recipients of the 2017 CIBC 4-H Post-Secondary Scholarship!

Emily Beattie British Columbia
Andrea DeGroot Alberta
Nicole Steed Alberta
Abbie Brokenshire Saskatchewan
Marika Dewar-Norosky Manitoba
Mikayla Ringelberg Ontario
Kendra Vigneau Nova Scotia
Kristie Drummond Prince Edward Island

Please visit 4-h-canada.ca for more information on 4-H Canada scholarship programs, and to watch for information and application details on future scholarship opportunities.

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About 4-H Canada

For over 100 years, 4-H Canada has been one of the most highly respected positive youth development organizations in Canada. 4-H Canada has more than 24,874 members and nearly 7,600 volunteers. Our goal is to help young Canadians “Learn To Do By Doing” in a safe, inclusive and fun environment. We believe in nurturing responsible, caring and contributing leaders who are committed to positively impacting their communities across Canada and around the world. To learn more about 4-H Canada, please visit 4-h-canada.ca and follow our FacebookTwitter and Instagram pages.

For more information, media may contact:

Jay Poulton, Marketing and Communications Manager
4-H Canada
613-759-1013 ext 131