Manitoba Canola Growers Awards Five Scholarships

July 19, 2017 – Manitoba Canola Growers are proud to announce their 2017 high school scholarship winners.   Five $1000 scholarships have been awarded to these deserving students from across Manitoba.

Naomi Best 

Harding, MB

She is planning to attend the University of Saskatchewan to take animal bioscience.

 

Kate Letexier

Fisher Branch, MB

She is planning to attend the University of Manitoba to take agriculture and food science.

 

 

Carrie Livingston

Starbuck, MB

She is planning to attend the University of Manitoba to take part in the Asper School of Business.

 

Ashlyn Pizzey

Binscarth, MB

She is planning to attend the University of Saskatchewan to take agriculture and bioresources.

 

 

Cole Thomas

Hartney, MB

He is planning to attend the University of Manitoba to take arts.

 

 

 

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

Congratulations to this year’s winners!  We wish you the best of luck as you pursue your chosen careers.

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Media Contact:

Leanne Campbell | Communications Manager | Manitoba Canola Growers

E-mail: Leanne@canolagrowers.com

Phone: 204.479.1115

 

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. 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.