Bee Maid Honey Limited Awards Two Fiftieth Anniversary Scholarships

Posted By: Guy Chartier

Bee Maid Honey Limited Awards Two Fiftieth Anniversary Scholarships 

Western Canada’s largest honey packer awards Scholarships to Winnipeg, Manitoba and Qualicum Beach, British Columbia students. 

Winnipeg, MB  June 13, 2011 -  Bee Maid Honey Limited recently awarded two $500 scholarships to deserving students.  The Bee Maid Fiftieth Anniversary Scholarship was created in 2004 to commemorate the formation of Bee Maid Honey Limited in 1954.  The annual Scholarship is designed to stimulate the pursuit of excellence by rewarding outstanding achievement by the children and grandchildren of Bee Maid’s co-op members and staff as they enter post-secondary study. 

Applicants were selected based on academic achievement in the previous year, evidence of community involvement and a 300-500 word essay on a topic related to agriculture.

The scholarship awards are testament to Bee Maid Honey’s commitment to its members and staff.  The Scholarship committee is pleased to announce that the 2011 recipients are Jessica Penner from Winnipeg, Manitoba and Daniel van den Berg from Qualicum Beach, BC.  Those interested in reading their winning essays, please clcik the links below.

Jessica Penner Essay

Daniel Van Den Berg

 

Bee Maid Honey Limited looks forward to continuing the scholarship tradition for years to come.

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Bee Maid Honey Limited is the marketing arm of the Alberta Honey Producers Co-operative Limited and the Manitoba Cooperative Honey Producers Limited.  Honey produced by beekeepers in western Canada is processed and packaged at Bee Maid’s Winnipeg, MB and Spruce Grove, AB plants.

Bee Maid Honey is proudly owned by Canadian Beekeepers.

For further information, please contact:

Guy Chartier – Bee Maid Honey Limited

Phone: 204 786 8977 ext. 234     Fax: 204-783-8468

E-mail: guychartier@beemaid.com