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. Throughout the evening, each grantee was briefly introduced, allowing the audience to get to know the different grantees better and see how they distinguished themselves during their studies.
The various scholarships
The Bourse d’Excellence-Agri-Marché was awarded to Anne-Marie Roy de Saint-Vallier, a graduate of Laval University in Agricultural Economics, Entrepreneurial Profile. 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 “Involvement – Expo du Bassin de la Chaudière” scholarship went to Alexandra Labbé from Saint-Lambert, a graduate of the degree in Agricultural Business Administration and Technologies at ITAQ in La Pocatière. This scholarship recognizes his involvement in the agri-food sector and his personality that makes him shine.
The scholarship “Implication – LARACA” went to Audrey Girard de Saint-Charles. 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 “Beauce & Deux Rives Pig Breeder” grant this year went to Keven Lessard from Saint-Frédéric, a graduate in Agricultural Economics and Technology from the ITAQ in La Pocatière. He was particularly notable for his interest in the pork sector.
Camille Duquet de Lotbinière, a graduate in Agricultural Management and Technologies from 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 after having distinguished himself among the other candidates thanks to his passion for maple syrup.
Annabelle Deschênes de Saint-Gervais, a graduate in Animal Husbandry from the Agricultural Training Center in Saint-Anselme, is a Grand Mérite – Promutuel Assurances grantee.
Marky Roy from Saint-Anselme, with a College Diploma (DEC) in Agricultural Business Management and Technology from ITAQ in La Pocatière, 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.
It should also be noted that the success and efforts of the other candidates at the professional, college and university levels have also been recognized by the Foundation through recognition grants.
As it has done for 22 years, the foundation also awards the “Coup de cœur – Bernard Breton” prize to a person whose path inspires young people. This year, Gilles Boutin from Saint-Georges was honored for his dedication and passion for helping people in agriculture.