2023 John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarships Awarded to 15 Youth Leaders from Across Canada

2023 John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarships Awarded to 15 Youth Leaders from Across Canada

Ottawa, ON, Aug. 24, 2023 - Fifteen 4-H members from across Canada have been awarded scholarships valued at $1,000 each, to be used toward their post-secondary education in a degree, certificate, or trade-based program for the upcoming academic year, thanks to the generosity of John Deere Canada.

"We're thankful to John Deere Canada for their continued commitment in helping 4-H youth members grow and become strong leaders for tomorrow," shared Shannon Benner, CEO of 4-H Canada. "Scholarships like this help us achieve our goal of equipping our youth leaders with the leadership skills, confidence, and resiliency to achieve their goals."

Together, 4-H Canada and John Deere Canada are committed to providing youth with the 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 is committed to helping and promoting the growth of the next generation, and encourages participation in the 4-H program as it is a strong educational program that promotes the interest of the agricultural sector. John Deere Canada is pleased to have the opportunity to help these students in their future endeavours.

The 2023 John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship recipients are:

Name Hometown Province Program of Study Institution
Luke Germain St. Paul AB Bachelor of Science, Animal Bioscience University of Saskatchewan
Vanessa Hadwin Consort AB Bachelor of Nursing Medicine Hat College
Garett Rice Carbon AB Agricultural Management Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Esther Thurgood Salmon Arm BC Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Sciences University of Saskatchewan
Kaitlyn Greigson Balmoral MB Bachelor of Music Brandon University
Aidan Tully Elie MB Engineering Access Program University of Manitoba
Katherine Rae Keswick Ridge NB Bachelor of Science University of New Brunswick
Amy Bishop St. Mary’s NL Bachelor of Science Memorial University
Caelan DeViller Lower Wedgeport NS Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology Dalhousie University
Kelsey Lennox Kenilworth ON Honours Bachelor of Arts, Psychology (French Immersion Stream) University of Ottawa
Ethan Ringelberg Troy ON Motive Power Technician, Heavy Duty Equipment Conestoga College of Applied Arts & Technology
Isabella Acorn Cardigan PEI Animal Science Technology, Beef Science Lakeland College
Kaitlyn Brock Danville QC Bachelor of Education Bishop’s University
Jenna Meyers Minton SK Agricultural Management Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Katherine Possberg Humboldt SK Bachelor of Science, Animal Bioscience University of Saskatchewan

For more information on the John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship, visit 4-h-canada.ca/scholarships.

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About 4-H Canada

For 110 years, 4-H Canada has been one of the most respected positive youth development organizations in Canada. 4-H Canada has 17,434 members and nearly 7,000 volunteer leaders participating in more than 45,000 projects. 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:

Amy Felton
Communications Manager
4-H Canada