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Winners of the Excellence Award for Ag Students announced

June 17, 2016 - Farm Management Canada (FMC) and the Canadian Association of Diploma in Agriculture Programs (CADAP) have announced the selection of the winners of the 2015-2016 Excellence Award for Ag Students Competition. Congratulations to the three winners.

FMC and CADAP collected submissions from agricultural students across Canada and selected three winners who will receive scholarships towards furthering their education in agriculture. First place won $1,500!The award is designed to help students develop their communication skills by having the opportunity to voice their opinion on a on a subject related to farm management.  

Students were asked to submit a multimedia presentation, a video, a Twitter chat, a blog or a Wiki, responding to the following question: 

What top 3 priorities should Canada's agricultural industry focus on in order to be a leading agricultural body going forward? How will you, as a new graduate, positively contribute to these priorities? 

This year's winners are: 

  1. Tomina Jackson, University of Saskatchewan, SK: View the winning entry
  2. Jessica Thompson, Maryfield School, SK: View the winning entry
  3. Laurie Laliberté, Université Laval, QC: View the winning entry

Visit www.fmc-gac.com for more details on the winners and their competition entries.