4-H Canada Announces Recipients of 2018 TD 4-H Agricultural Scholarships

Ottawa, Ontario – August 21, 2018 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarships.

Twelve 4-H members were selected from across Canada, each receiving $2,500 to pursue post-secondary studies in the field of agriculture, agricultural science or agricultural business beginning in fall 2018.

“We continue to be inspired by the quality of applications that 4-H'ers are submitting, and thank all who applied,” said Shannon Benner, CEO of 4-H Canada. “Sincere thanks also to TD for recognizing and supporting our mission to nurture responsible, caring and contributing youth leaders who are making an impact in their communities and around the world.”

Scholarship opportunities such as this would not be possible without the ongoing and long-term partnerships with organizations like TD. Together, we are committed to promoting positive youth development and providing youth with tools and guidance to lay the foundation for a life-long love of learning.

"TD is proud to be part of the 4-H scholarship program," said Derek Koppe, Senior Vice President, Business Banking, Prairie District & National Agriculture, TD Bank Group. "Supporting 4-H Canada’s commitment to nurture young agriculture leaders is another way we're helping enrich our communities."

Congratulations to our 2018 TD 4-H Post-Secondary Scholarship Recipients!

Elizabeth Ferguson, British Columbia
Emmett Sawyer, Alberta
Leah Trenson, Alberta
Morgan Bullerwell, Saskatchewan
Brett Rumpel, Saskatchewan
Heidi Doelger, Manitoba
Sarah Dean, Ontario
Edward Larocque, Ontario
Brogan Keenan, Quebec
Austin Versloot, New Brunswick
Mikaela Rhodenizer, Nova Scotia
Johnathan Lauwerijssen, 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 close to 25,000 members and more than 7,700 volunteer leaders. 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 youth 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.

About TD Bank Group
The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group ("TD"). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves more than 25 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Retail, including TD Canada Trust, TD Auto Finance Canada, TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, TD Auto Finance U.S., TD Wealth (U.S.), and an investment in TD Ameritrade; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with approximately 12 million active online and mobile customers. TD had $1.3 trillion in assets on April 30, 2018. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

For more information, media may contact:
Jay Poulton
Director, Marketing and Communications
4-H Canada
613-759-1013 ext. 131