Manitoba Canola Growers Association recognizes five students with scholarships

July 25, 2016

WINNIPEG, MB, July 25, 2016 – The Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) is proud to announce their 2016 scholarship winners. Five $1000 scholarships have been awarded to deserving high school students across Manitoba.

This year’s recipients are;

         

Daniel Nychuk

Domain, MB

He is planning to attend the University of Manitoba to attend the Asper School of Business.

Emily Barteaux

Birtle, MB

She is planning to attend the University of Saskatchewan to take Agriculture and Bioresources.

Jessica Johnston

Teulon, MB

She is planning to attend the University of Manitoba to take Nursing.

Jessica Mayes

Pierson, MB

She is planning to attend McGill University to take Agriculture and Environmental Science.

Rebecca Zimmer

Inglis, MB

She is planning to attend the University of Manitoba in U1 Sciences.

The $1,000 scholarships are available to students who are from a farm that is a member of the Manitoba Canola Growers Association and are planning to attend post secondary education in any field within two years of graduating. Students submitted their applications, which were judged by an independent panel, based on academic standing, their personal canola connection, references, essay submission and school and community involvement.

For more information visit www.canolagrowers.com.

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About Manitoba Canola Growers Association:

The Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) represents approximately 8,500 farmers in Manitoba that grow canola. MCGA uses the canola check off dollars for “seed money” to grow the future. Every dollar spent is leveraged at the local, national, and international levels, and studies show that every dollar invested by growers results in an impressive return on investment. MCGA is committed to maximizing net income for canola farmers through sustainable production. For more information visit www.canolagrowers.com or follow us on Twitter @CanolaGrowers.

Media Contact:

Alison Inglis, Events and Communications Coordinator

alison@canolagrowers.com 204-998-9896