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12 Youth Leaders from Across Canada Receive 2022 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarships

Ottawa, ON, Aug. 9, 2022 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship.

12 youth leaders from across Canada are the recipients of this year’s TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarships. The scholarships, totalling $30,000 in funds for 2022, have been generously provided by TD Bank Group, with each of the 12 4-H members receiving $2,500 toward their post-secondary education in agriculture, agricultural science, or agricultural business this coming fall.

"TD is proud to support 4-H Canada in advancing its mission to develop future leaders in agriculture," said Alec Morley, Senior Vice President, Agriculture Services, Business Banking. "We wish this year's scholarship recipients success as they pursue a career in an industry we are all reliant upon." 

4-H Canada is committed to promoting positive youth development and providing youth with tools and guidance to lay the foundation for a life-long love of learning in the field of agriculture.  

“More than ever, food security is a critical issue in our country and around the world, and we are proud to congratulate these 2022 scholarship recipients as they pursue a post-secondary education in the vital field of agriculture,” said Shannon Benner, Chief Executive Officer of 4-H Canada. “We are proud to partner with TD in supporting our youth. Congratulations to this year’s deserving recipients, we wish them all the best in their educational and career pursuits.” 

The 2022 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship recipients are as follows: 

Name Hometown Province   Program of Study Institution
Emily
Bieman 
Belgrave ON Bachelor of Science,
Animal Biology 
University of Guelph 
Ryan Chesterman  Edgerton AB General Agriculture  Lakeland College 
Lauryn Craswell  Rustico PEI Bachelor of Science,
Biology, Life Sciences 
University of Prince Edward Island
Brooke-Lynn Finnerty  Sturgeon County  AB

Bachelor of Science,  Agriculture, Animal Science 

University of Alberta
Shannon Fraser  Berwick NS

Bachelor of Science, Biology,
Life Sciences 

University of Prince Edward Island 
Amie Loder  Corner Brook NL Agriculture Technician  College of the North Atlantic 
Cassidy
orteous 
Winchester ON Animal Science Technology: Dairy Science  Lakeland College 
Emily
Sebastian 
Montmartre SK Bachelor of Science,
Agriculture 
University of Saskatchewan 
Kara Sickle  St. George  ON

Bachelor of Science,  
Animal Biology 

University of Guelph
Annalise
Steadman 
Victoria BC Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, Food Business Management  University of Alberta 
Ashlynn
Trefenanko 
St. Paul  AB Bachelor of Science, Animal Bioscience  University of Saskatchewan 
Ashlyn
Whetter 
Brandon MB Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, Agronomy University of Manitoba

For more information on the TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship, visit 4-h-canada.ca/scholarships.  

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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 23,500 members and more than 8,500 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 Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

For more information, media may contact:

Lori Barron 
Communications Manager 
4-H Canada 
lbarron@4-h-canada.ca