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Media Advisory - TD Canada Trust "invests" in Canada's Future Leaders
TD Canada Trust Scholarship for Community Leadership program recognizes outstanding Canadian youth with awards worth $60,000 each OTTAWA, May 15 /CNW/ - Join TD Canada Trust in honouring some of Canada's most distinguished high-school students as they are awarded the TD Canada Trust Scholarship for Community Leadership. As one of the top scholarship programs in Canada, students are awarded full post-secondary tuition, $5,000 a year toward living expenses and an offer of summer employment at TD Canada Trust for up to four years - a total value of up to $60,000 each. The scholarship celebrates the spirit of volunteerism, community leadership and academic excellence. This year's winners include an 18 year-old who discovered a new anti-cancer agent, an acoustic guitar teacher who helped establish IT training programs for First Nation youth and the cousin of an autistic child who developed a musical learning tool that helps children with autism identify letters, words and sentences. WHAT: Homegrown heroes will be recognized for their academic achievements and outstanding contributions to communities across Canada. WHO: Following the scholarship presentation ceremony, one-on-one interviews are available with: - Scholarship winners from across the country - Tim Hockey, Co-Chair, TD Canada Trust - Senator Donald Oliver, Special Guest and Keynote Speaker WHEN: Tuesday, May 15, 2007 - Media Registration: 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Scholarship Presentation Ceremony: 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - One-on-One Interviews: 12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. WHERE: Fairmont Château Laurier 1 Rideau Street Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7 (613) 241-1414
For further information: Elynn Wareham, GCI Group, (416) 486-5910, (416) 697-5414 (cell), firstname.lastname@example.org; Sarah Van Lange, GCI Group, (416) 486-5918, email@example.com
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