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4-H Canada Announces Recipients of 2019 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship

Ottawa, Ontario – August 20, 2019 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship.

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 2019.

“We could not be more proud of this year’s scholarship recipients, and wish to congratulate them all,” said Shannon Benner, CEO of 4-H Canada. “We are fortunate to work with partners like TD who recognize and support our mission to empower youth to be responsible, caring and contributing leaders that affect positive change in the world around them.”

Together, 4-H Canada and TD 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 in the field of agriculture. 

"TD is proud to be a part of the 4-H scholarship program," says Alec Morley, TD Senior Vice President, National Agriculture Services. "Supporting 4-H's commitment to develop the agricultural leaders of tomorrow is another way we're helping to enrich the communities in which we live and work."

Congratulations to our 2019 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship recipients!

Sarah MacDonald, British Columbia
Leslee Leischner, Alberta
Aaron Van Steekelenburg, Alberta
Christina Franks, Saskatchewan
George Meggison, Manitoba
Corine Bateman, Ontario
Faith Emiry, Ontario
Molly Sayers, Ontario
Morgan Passmore, Quebec
Carissa Geddes, New Brunswick
Jacob Foster, Nova Scotia
Chloe Toombs, Prince Edward Island

Please visit 4-h-canada.ca/scholarships 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 24,000 members and more than 7,600 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.

About TD Bank Group
The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group ("TD" or the "Bank"). TD is the sixth-largest bank in North America by branches and serves 26 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 13 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$1.4 trillion in assets on April 30, 2019. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

For more information, media may contact:

Camille Ferrier
Communications Manager
4-H Canada
613-759-1013 ext. 133
cferrier@4-h-canada.ca