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
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
Winchester ON Animal Science Technology: Dairy Science Lakeland College
Montmartre SK Bachelor of Science,
University of Saskatchewan
Kara Sickle St. George ON Bachelor of Science,
Animal Biology
University of Guelph
Victoria BC Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, Food Business Management University of Alberta
St. Paul AB Bachelor of Science, Animal Bioscience University of Saskatchewan
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 FacebookTwitter and Instagram pages.

For more information, media may contact:

Lori Barron
Communications Manager
4-H Canada