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
Emily Bieman Belgrave Ontario Bachelor of Science, Animal Biology University of Guelph
Ryan Chesterman Edgerton Alberta General Agriculture Lakeland College
Lauryn Craswell Rustico Prince Edward Island Bachelor of Science, Biology, Life Sciences University of Prince Edward Island
Brooke-Lynn Finnerty Sturgeon County Alberta Bachelor of Science,

Agriculture, Animal Science

University of Alberta
Shannon Fraser Berwick Nova Scotia Bachelor of Science,

Biology, Life Sciences

University of Prince Edward Island
Amie Loder Corner Brook Newfoundland and Labrador Agriculture Technician College of the North Atlantic
Cassidy Porteous Winchester Ontario Animal Science Technology: Dairy Science Lakeland College
Emily Sebastian Montmartre Saskatchewan Bachelor of Science, Agriculture University of Saskatchewan
Kara Sickle St. George Ontario Bachelor of Science,

Animal Biology

University of Guelph
Annalise Steadman Victoria British Columbia Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, Food Business Management University of Alberta
Ashlynn Trefenanko St. Paul Alberta Bachelor of Science, Animal Bioscience University of Saskatchewan
Ashlynn Whetter Brandon Manitoba 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