15 Youth Leaders from Across Canada Awarded 2022 John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarships

Ottawa, ON, Aug. 23, 2022 – 4-H Canada is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2022 John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship.

Due to the generosity of John Deere Canada, a total of 15 4-H members from coast-to-coast will receive $1,000 toward their post-secondary education in a degree, certificate, or trade-based program for the upcoming academic year.

“Here at John Deere Canada, we are very excited to partner with 4-H Canada to provide scholarships to 15 exceptional individuals to help pursue their post-secondary education,” said Tara-Lee LaRose, Marketing and Promotions Advisor for John Deere Canada ULC. “The 15 recipients for this award proved through their applications that they were ambitious, resilient, and the future leaders in our local communities. We could not be more excited to help with some of their education costs for the fall.  Congratulations to all the 2022 recipients and good luck in the upcoming school year!”

4-H Canada and John Deere Canada have a long history together, with the shared goal of providing youth with the support and foundation to cultivate a passion for life-long learning. Our partnership continues to focus on empowering youth to be responsible, caring, and contributing leaders who affect positive change in their communities, country, and the world.

“4-H Canada is proud to partner with John Deere Canada to help youth pursue their passion and achieve their goals,” said Shannon Benner, Chief Executive Officer of 4-H Canada. “Congratulations to the 2022 recipients. We wish them all the best on their educational and career paths, and know that their time in 4-H has provided them with the leadership skills, confidence, and resiliency to achieve their goals.”

The 2022 John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship recipients are as follows:




Program of Study


Lauren Boonstoppel

Dumfries, NB

Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, Animal Science

Dalhousie University

Brooklyn Brake-Payne

Cox’s Cove, NL

Bachelor of Science

Memorial University

Kayla Emmerton

Bolton, ON

Bachelor of Education

Queen’s University

Joyce Lyn Fox

Canfield, ON

Bachelor of Commerce

Queen’s University

Paige Frost

Cleveland, QC

Bachelor of Education

Bishop’s University

Shelby Gilborn

Duchess, AB

Bachelor of Arts

University of British Columbia

Olivia Graves 

Lacombe, AB 

Bachelor of Biological Sciences

Red Deer Polytechnic

Brianna Hiltz

Berwick North, NS

Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, Pre-Vet

Dalhousie University

Kadence Johnson

Hague, SK

Bachelor of Science

University of Saskatchewan

Claire Keough

Borden-Carleton, PEI

Diploma, Kinesiology

Holland College

V Parkinson

Kelowna, BC

Bachelor of Arts

University of British Columbia

Jordynn Rogers

Drayton Valley, AB

Bachelor of Design

MacEwan University

Emily Sebastian

Montmartre, SK

Bachelor of Science, Agriculture

University of Saskatchewan

Victoria Walker

Oakbank, MB

Bachelor of Environmental Studies

University of Manitoba

Ashlyn Whetter

Brandon, MB

Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, Agronomy 

University of Manitoba


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