Ottawa, ON – Sept. 16, 2020 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship. Twelve 4-H members from across Canada will receive $1,000 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.
“At 4-H, we’re building global citizens with the passion and skills to create sustainable change, and we are proud to partner with John Deere Canada to further propel our youth in achieving their goals,” said Shannon Benner, Chief Executive Officer of 4-H Canada. “We congratulate the 2020 recipients and know that their 4-H background will help them navigate their educational and career pursuits in these challenging times with confidence, leadership, and resiliency.”
Together, 4-H Canada and John Deere Canada 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.
“At John Deere Canada, we are so excited to partner with 4-H Canada and provide these 12 outstanding individuals each a scholarship to pursue their post-secondary ambitions,” said Charlene Petrie, Marketing Promotions Advisor for John Deere Canada ULC. “The selected recipients proved through their applications that they are the future of business and community leaders, and we couldn’t be more excited about helping to fund some of their education costs this fall. The future is bright, even in these difficult times. Congratulations to all of these individuals!”
The 2020 John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship recipients are as follows:
|Recipient||Province||Area of Study||Institution|
|Amanda McGillivray||BC||Bachelor of Arts, Psychology||University of Victoria|
|Kaylie Krys||AB||Bachelor of Science, Agriculture||University of Saskatchewan|
|Julie Sharp||AB||Bachelor of Science, Agriculture||University of Saskatchewan|
|Morgan Lehman||SK||Bachelor of Science, Agriculture||University of Saskatchewan|
|Oksana Iwanchysko||MB||Bachelor of Science, Agriculture||University of Manitoba|
Bachelor of Science, Agriculture
|University of Guelph|
|Matthew Sterling||ON||Mechanical Engineering
Technology – Robotics
|Ryley Keenan||QC||Health Science||Champlain Regional College|
|Brianna Forbes||NB||Bachelor of Science||University of New Brunswick|
|Morgan Hussey||NS||Bachelor of Business Administration||Crandall University|
|Kirsten Kouwenberg||PEI||Bachelor of Science, Agriculture||Dalhousie University|
|Kate Pelley||NL||Bachelor of Arts||Memorial University|
For more information on the John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship, visit 4-h-canada.ca/scholarships.
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.
About John Deere Canada
Deere & Company (www.JohnDeere.com) is a world leader in providing advanced products and services for customers whose work is linked to the land - those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world's increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure
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