$20,000 for Agriculture Graduates

TO KNOW. On October 29, the Audrey Lehoux Foundation in St-Bernard awarded $20,000 to 33 graduating Chaudière-Appalaches agricultural students. It was during an evening of awarding recognition grants to several graduate students in agricultural and nutritional sciences.

33 young students born in 2021 who completed their studies in agriculture during the year received scholarships. During the evening, each recipient was briefly introduced. This allowed the attending public to get to know the various scholarship holders better and see how they could excel during their studies in order to win a scholarship.

The various scholarships

The Bourse d’Excellence-Agri-Marché was awarded to Anne-Marie Roy from Saint-Vallier, a graduate of Laval University in Agricultural Economics and Entrepreneurship. She stood out from the other candidates because of her academic achievements, her involvement in the farming community, and her influence. His school experiences and involvement in various fields have taught him a lot and allowed him to develop great leadership skills and expand his network of contacts.

The “Implication – Expo du Bassin de la Chaudière” grant was awarded to Alexandra Labbé from Saint-Lambert, a graduate of the Department of Agribusiness and Technology at ITAQ in La Pocatière. This scholarship recognizes his involvement in the agri-food sector and his personality that makes him shine.

The “Implication – LARACA” ​​grant went to Audrey Girard from Saint-Charles de Bellechasse. Through his numerous commitments in agricultural youth groups, he was able to stand out from the other candidates this year and expand his network of contacts.

The “Les éleveurs de porcs de la Beauce & des Deux Rives” scholarship this year went to Keven Lessard from St-Frédéric, graduate of ITAQ in La Pocatière in Agricultural Business Administration and Technology. He was particularly notable for his interest in the pork sector. The scholarship was therefore awarded to

Camille Duquet from Lotbinière, graduate in Agricultural Management and Technologies from the Cégep de Lévis-Lévis-Lauzon, received the “Business Management – ​​​​​​​Centre Multi-advisory Farmers” scholarship thanks to her particular interest in business management.

Nicolas Morneau from Saint-Henri, graduate of professional training in maple syrup production at the CFA of Saint-Anselme, received the “Maple Producers and Producers of Quebec” scholarship because he stood out from the other candidates thanks to his passion for the production of maple maple syrup

Annabelle Deschênes de St-Gervais, graduate in animal husbandry from the Agricultural Vocational Training Center in Saint-Anselme, is the winner of the “Grand Mérite – Promutuel Assurances” scholarship.

Marky Roy from Saint-Anselme, with his collegiate diploma (DEC), his Diploma in Agricultural Business Management and Technology from ITAQ in La Pocatière, who received the “Grand Mérite – Desjardins” scholarship.

Anne-Sophie Brochu, graduate in Agronomy, Crop Production from the University of Laval, received the Grand Mérite UPA Chaudière-Appalaches scholarship.

The foundation also recognized the achievements and efforts of other career, college, and university candidates by awarding recognition grants.

As every year for the last 22 years, the Foundation also awards the “Coup de cœur – Bernard Breton” prize to a person whose path has been an inspiration for young people. This year Mr. Gilles Boutin from Saint-Georges was honored for all his commitment and passion to help people in agriculture.

For the organizers of this evening, the goal has been reached. There was networking and informal discussion between the students and those in attendance.

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