Ottawa, ON – Sept. 9, 2020 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship.
TD Bank Group has generously provided $30,000 in scholarship funds for 2020, with a total of 12 4-H members from across Canada selected to receive $2,500 toward their post-secondary education in agriculture, agricultural science, or agricultural business this coming fall.
“Our ever-changing world has taught us that food security is more important now than ever, and we are proud to partner with TD in supporting youth who are pursuing post-secondary education in the field of agriculture,” said Shannon Benner, CEO of 4-H Canada. “We congratulate the 2020 scholarship recipients and wish them all the best in their educational and career pursuits.”
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 support 4-H Canada advance 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."
The 2020 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship recipients are as follows:
|Recipient||Province||Area of Study||Institution|
|Pauline Ferguson||BC||Animal Bioscience||University of Saskatchewan|
|Julie Sharp||AB||Agriculture||University of Saskatchewan|
|Ellie Stauffer||AB||Agribusiness||University of Saskatchewan|
|Isobel Kinash||SK||Agriculture||University of Saskatchewan|
|Makenzie Olson||SK||Animal Science Technology||Lakeland College|
|Oksana Iwanchysko||MB||Agriculture, Animal System Specialization||University of Manitoba|
|Jada Ricard||MB||Agriculture||University of Manitoba|
|Hanna Reid||ON||Animal Science Technology – Dairy Science||Lakeland College|
|Tanya Regimbald||ON||Agriculture Business Management & Technology||Institut de technologie agroalimentaire|
|Christina Knox||QC||Farm Management Technology||McGill University|
|Alison Perry||NS||Agriculture, Pre-Vet||Dalhousie University|
|Laura Isaacs||NS||Agriculture, Animal Science||University of Alberta|
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.
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 over 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 more than 14 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$1.7 trillion in assets on July 31, 2020. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.
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