Rae-Leigh Pederzolli from Medicine Hat and Nicky Lansink from Three Hills have been awarded the Keith Gilmore Prize for Beef Cattle Innovation.
The $10,000 prize is awarded to students who are recognized for academic excellence, leadership, and pursuing a career to improve, support, and promote the beef cattle industry. To be eligible, a student must be enrolled as a senior undergraduate (entering the final year) or in veterinary, or postgraduate studies.
The foundation also gives out $2,500 Hereford Youth Scholarship and $1,000 ‘Future of the Breed’ scholarships.
For information on applying for a prize or scholarship, see keithgilmorefoundation.com.