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Media Advisory - TD Canada Trust reveals the winners of one of Canada's top community leadership scholarships
- Congratulating 20 exceptional students for their efforts inside and out
of the classroom -
OTTAWA, May 5 /CNW/ - Join TD Canada Trust to honour 20 of Canada's most
impressive high school and CEGEP students as they are awarded the prestigious
TD Canada Trust Scholarships for Community Leadership. Now in its 14th year,
the 2009 scholarships will be awarded to students who have shown leadership
through their work in a variety of areas including environmental stewardship,
the promotion of social justice and supporting new immigrant families.
One of the top scholarship programs in Canada, the TD Canada Trust
Scholarships for Community Leadership awards students full post-secondary
tuition, $7,500 per 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
A few of the initiatives this year's winners have led, include starting
an intramural cricket league to help integrate young immigrants into the
school community, inventing an eco-friendly passive solar panel tracking
system, and reviving a Spanish-language newspaper to preserve Latino culture
in the North.
What: Homegrown leaders will be recognized for their academic
achievements and outstanding contributions in communities
- Scholarship winners from across the country
- Tim Hockey, Group Head Canadian Banking and President and
Chief Executive Officer, TD Canada Trust
- The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and
Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, Keynote Speaker
Following the ceremony, the winners and Tim Hockey will be available for
When: Thursday, May 7, 2009
- 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: 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: Fairmont Château Laurier
1 Rideau Street
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