The Chrysler Foundation and Ram Truck Canada partnered this year with 4-H, one of Canada’s longest-running youth development organizations, to celebrate the organizations 100-year anniversary by presenting one hundred students with $1000 scholarships.
“The Chrysler Foundation and Ram Trucks are quite humbled to be able to provide this many Canadian youth the opportunity to further their education and expand their knowledge in support of our vital agricultural industry,” said Reid Bigland, President and CEO, Ram Truck Brand and President and CEO, Chrysler Canada.
Orangeville Chrysler had the opportunity to present a local student, Robert Matson, with one of the scholarships. Mr. Matson, who was a member of his school’s 4 H club, will be putting the scholarship towards his studies at the University of Ottawa for Biomedical Sciences.
On June 30, Gary Finkler, Owner of Orangeville Chrysler presented Mr. Matson with his scholarship, and posed for pictures in front of one of their classic Dodge Trucks.
“This educational initiative supports the cornerstone of what 4-H is about”, said Shannon Benner, CEO of 4-H Canada. “We are very fortunate that The Chrysler Foundation understands the importance of developing responsible and motivated young leaders in Canada. This investment truly embodies the spirit of 4-H leadership as it will have community impact from coast to coast.”
Written by Tabitha Wells