Friends of Canadian Simmental Foundation announces scholarship winners

Purely Purebred: News from the January 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Clockwise from top left: Sadie Anwender, Jessica Sperber, Jacey Massey, and Ryan Edwards.

The Friends of Canadian Simmental Foundation is awarding scholarships totalling $12,000 in value to several students this year.

Bailey McCormack. photo: Supplied

Bailey McCormack of Grenfell, Sask. and Sadie Anwender of Radville, Sask., each received a Friends of Canadian Simmental Foundation scholarship, valued at $3,000 each. Both are enrolled at the University of Regina. McCormack is working towards a bachelor of science and Anwender a bachelor of business administration.

The Dr. Dixon Memorial scholarships, in memory of Dr. Allan A. Dixon, are valued at $2,000 each. Recipients this year include Jessica Sperber from Rim­bey, Alta. and Ryan Edwards of Carbon, Alta. Sperber is at the University of Nebraska, taking her PhD in ruminant nutrition. Edwards is attending the University of Calgary where he is studying science.

The Trevor Vance First Year Scholarship, in memory of Trevor Edward Vance, is valued at $2,000 and was awarded to Jacey Massey of Strathmore, Alta. Massey is working toward an associates of art degree at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas.

In a release, Ken Lewis, president of Friends of Canadian Simmental Foundation, said, “It is great to see so many high-quality scholarship applications spread out from across the country. Each of this year’s recipients have showcased leadership, development skills and a dedication to their community, as well as the livestock industry. Congratulations to all of this year’s scholarship recipients and we wish everyone who applied the very best in your future education goals.”

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Mike Millar

As National account manager for Canadian Cattlemen, I work with all major accounts including equipment manufacturers, ad agency's and national breed associations. When I'm not busy working and promoting Canadian Cattlemen magazine, my family and I are running a purebred herd of Simmental cattle at Grandora, Sask.

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