MJT Announces 2021 Herrendorf Family Foundation Scholarship Winners
Vancouver, BC – (November 1, 2021) – The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT), Canada’s number-one played Junior Golf Tour, is pleased to announce the junior golfer recipients of the 2021 MJT Herrendorf Family Foundation scholarships.
The MJT scholarship program has benefitted an extensive alumni with their post-secondary endeavours for over 20 years. Courtesy the generosity of the Herrendorf Family Foundation, ten $1,000 scholarships were awarded to the following MJT members who demonstrated exemplary athletic, educational and personal achievements:
Autumn Neiszner (Regina, SK)
Bailey Bjornson (Surrey, BC)
Devin Kucy (Camrose, AB)
Ethan McFadden (Upper Coverdale, NB)
Harrison Seaman (Kentville, NS)
Noah Fiks (Winnipeg, MB)
Nolan Hesson (Waterloo, ON)
Ryan Chernoff (Estevan, SK)
Shay Anderson (Stettler, AB)
Thomas Sluka (Canmore, AB)
Harrison Seaman of Kentville, Nova Scotia, one of the selected winners, quoted, “It is an honour to receive the MJT Herrendorf Family Foundation scholarship. Golf has provided me with many opportunities to develop as a player and a person from focusing on goals to lifelong learning. I have enjoyed the competition of the MJT tournaments over the years. I enjoyed meeting new friends and playing in tournaments with my sister and brother. I am excited to be able to use this scholarship towards my tuition at Acadia University as I begin my studies in community development next fall. I would like to thank the MJT selection committee and the Herrendorf Family Foundation for selecting me as a recipient of this award."
“What an amazing group of applicants were sent our way,” stated Marcus Rambold-Cohen from the Herrendorf Family Foundation selection committee. “We’d like to wish success and good luck to the ten players that we have chosen.”
The Herrendorf Family Foundation invests in strategic partnerships with global change leaders. Together, they advocate for education, empowerment and generational resilience. In 2021, Herrendorf Family Foundation launched their wrap-around umbrella “We Got You”, which includes scholarships, emergency grants, support for mothers, contributing partnerships and community engagement.
More information on the MJT scholarship program can be found on the MJT website, www.maplejt.com.
About Herrendorf Family Foundation: Hershel Herrendorf was born in Haifa Israel on July 8, 1949. Following his family’s move to the United States in 1965, and his successful life in Chicago, Hershel passed suddenly in 2014, leaving his family with a foundation and legacy they hold dear. The Herrendorf Family Foundation invests in strategic partnerships with global change leaders. Together, they advocate for education, empowerment and generational resilience. In 2021, the Herrendorf Family Foundation launched their wrap-around umbrella “We Got You”, which includes scholarships, emergency grants, support for mothers, contributing partnerships and community engagement. To learn more visit: www.herrendorf.org.
About the MJT: The non-profit Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour is Canada’s number one-played Junior Golf Tour as well as the only national junior tour run exclusively by PGA of Canada Professionals and the ‘Road to College Golf’ in Canada. The organization is supported by valued Premier, Tournament and Product Partners. The MJT hosts close to 90 events across Canada, including free Ford Go Golf Junior Clinics, the MJT Mini Tour for 12U and multi-day events for competitive players aged 11-19 which also offer qualifiers for international tournaments. The program has annual awards, scholarships and incentives to help reward performance and participation throughout each season. MJT alumni include many Professional Tour players and PGA of Canada Professionals, as well as Canadian Amateur, National and Provincial Junior Champions. The MJT aims to develop champions, in golf and in life, promoting the game from grassroots through to the provincial, national, university and professional levels.