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- The CJHA and KGF has increased the number of scholarships offered to four $1000 awards. Applications must be postmarked no later than MAY 15, 2018

CJHA KGF  "Future of the Breed"
Scholarship Winners 2017

The recipients of the new Canadian Junior Hereford Association/KGF "Future of the Breed" Scholarships

Christin Dixon - Arcola, Saskatchewan - Christin is the graduating class valedictorian of Arcola School. She is an active CJHA member, participating in every Bonanza since 2011. She and her family at Blair Athol Farms donated a heifer in 2016 to the Keith Gilmore Foundation. She has had much success in the show ring at the national, provincial and 4-H levels. In addition to her academics and cattle, Christin is active in multiple school sports, is President of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) and works part-time at a fitness centre. She is enrolled to the University of Regina, Pre-Dentistry program. Her goal is to set up a Dental practice and continue building her herd of Hereford cattle.


Nicholas Cheremshynski - Vegreville, Alberta - Nicholas graduated from Vegreville Composite High School and is enrolled at the University of Alberta in Engineering, with special interest in Biomedical Engineering. He plans to combine his Engineering career path with his goals of becoming a leader in the Hereford industry. His vision of the future includes his younger siblings and by working together they will establish a family-owned and operated cattle operation. Nicholas’ first Bonanza was in 2014 and he’s shown in every one since. He is active on the Hereford show scene and involved in 4-H. In addition to the cattle, he is very involved in sports and has played football for the past 6 years, serving as team captain for the past 2. He actively volunteers in his community with youth sport groups, community projects and tutoring fellow students.


Morgan Millham - Outlook, Saskatchewan - Morgan recently graduated from Lutheran Collegiate Bible Institute and thoroughly enjoyed his time there. Besides his excellent academic performance, Morgan was the captain of his school’s football team and played on the basketball team. Morgan has been a CJHA member for 11 years and for the last three, he has served on the National Council. He has participated in and run many of the CJHA projects including the Heifer Lottery, Semen Donation, Newsletter and 50/50 fundraiser. He is also very active in 4-H and raising and showing Hereford cattle. This fall, he is enrolled at the University of Saskatchewan to study Agriculture Bioscience.


Emma Nicholas - Milestone, Saskatchewan - Emma is a graduate of Milestone High School, where she served as President of the Student Council. She has been active in many school activities, including sports, science fairs and leadership. Outside of school she is very active in her community and within the cattle industry. Emma is currently Vice-President of the SJHA, been a CJHA member for 11 years and a 4-H member for 12. She has participated in numerous Bonanzas and other cattle shows. Emma is enrolled at the University of Lethbridge to begin Nursing Studies this fall. Her dedication to the Hereford breed is summed up by “although, I am not pursuing a career in Agriculture, the family farm and its roots in the Hereford breed will never change. I plan to continue being an active member, participant and contributor to the Hereford industry.”

Past Winners


Bennett FosterAlexa BrickerJillian Just


Heather Fisher-LeBlancMorgan HeideckerAllison MastineAdam Smith


Samantha RimkeColeman NixdorffWhitney BallCassandra Gorrill


Ashley BlackLarrissa LupulJulia PawlitzaKaitlyn Polegi


Danielle CavanaghAdam NixdorffHal NixdorffMeghan Black


Jay RimkeRosie TempletonWyatt HansonMichelle Schuepbach


Jocelyn TempletonKaitlyn ReidRuth SchuepbachMandy Marchant


Kurtis Reid
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