|2012 Prairieland Youth Leadership|
|Written by Neil Billinger|
|Sunday, 26 February 2012 18:14|
Five 4-H members received post-secondary scholarships following the Prairieland Youth Leadership Conference on Sunday evening.
Fifty young people representing 4-H clubs across the province participated in interactive leadership seminars over the weekend. The 4-H members, between the ages of 13 and 21, were judged in a number of areas to determine the scholarship recipients.
First place and a $3000 scholarship was awarded to Dakota Jackson. The 21 year old from Sedley is a member of the Fillmore-Francis 4-H Beef Club. Jackson is a second year education student at the University of Regina.
Makayla Rettger from Aberdeen finished second and earned a $2000 scholarship. She is a member of the Silver Shadows Light Horse Club.
Braden Bernier of the Hillview Riders from Prince Albert placed third and took home a $1500 scholarship.
$750 scholarships were presented to the fourth and fifth place participants. Jaden Wood-Sparrow is with the Vanscoy Multiple 4-H Club and Kyla Collins from Rosetown is with the Ridpath Light Horse 4-H Club.
The Prairieland Youth Leadership Conference is sponsored by Monsanto, CIBC, Prairieland Park, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, CJWW, Pioneer Brand Seeds, Safeway and the Western Producer.