The formal launch and introduction of the first round of scholarship recipients took place at the Swift Current Comp High School. A total of $44,000 in scholarship funding was presented to 6 recipients from Southwest Saskatchewan. They are: Cheyenne Schulze, Caitlin Wotton, Cole Kritzer, Annette Haugen, Kaitlyn Neustaeter and Sidney Stock.
The Prairie Healthcare Scholarship is offered to students from the three Prairie Provinces and in its inaugural year, will award upwards of $400,000.00 to students, with plans to grow the funding to $1 Million within five years. This will result in individual awards being granted to students that may range from $2,000.00 to $20,000.00 each study year.
Foundation founder Eldon McIntyre, presented each of the recipients with their scholarships while inspiring them to Dream Big!.... “I'm very pleased to help these students achieve their lifelong goal. I too had a dream and now I want to help others achieve theirs", stated Eldon McIntyre, President of Jarrod Oils Ltd.