4-H Canada Announces Recipients of 2018 John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarships

Ottawa, Ontario – August 28, 2018 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarships. Fifteen 4-H members from across Canada were selected to receive $1,000 each towards their post-secondary education in the fall of 2018, thanks to the generous support of our partner John Deere Canada.

“We are grateful for generous partners, like John Deere, that recognize the importance of investing in positive youth development,” said Shannon Benner, 4-H Canada CEO. “Opportunities such as this scholarship greatly support 4-H Canada’s mission to nurture responsible, caring and contributing youth leaders who are making an impact in their communities and around the world.”

4-H Canada and John Deere are committed to providing youth with tools and guidance to lay the foundation for a life-long love of learning. Our ongoing partnership continues to focus on the 4-H spirit of leadership, responsibility, and a deep sense of community.

“John Deere Canada would like to congratulate the 15 youth from all over Canada selected this year to receive scholarships towards their 2018 post-secondary education,” said Charlene Petrie, Marketing Promotions Advisor, John Deere Canada ULC. “We are always excited about investing in Canada’s youth and supporting the next generation of community and business leaders. Good luck to all the recipients in their studies this fall!”

4-H Canada received an impressive variety of applications for the scholarships from across Canada, and we are continually inspired by the quality of the applications each year.

Congratulations and good luck to all the 2018 recipients!

Sherisse Cross, British Columbia
Kaylee Huppertz, Alberta
Kaylie Krys, Alberta
Dawson Pahl, Alberta
Laura Carruthers, Saskatchewan
Sidney Meyer, Saskatchewan
Megan Brunen, Manitoba
Robyn Foxton, Manitoba
Jeremy Chevalley, Ontario
Jena Ethier, Ontario
Brogan Keenan, Quebec
Amy McConchie, New Brunswick
Monica van den Hoogen, Nova Scotia
Johnathan Lauwerijssen, Prince Edward Island
McAuley Bellows, Newfoundland and Labrador

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.

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