Four Sask. students receive Pat Fletcher Foundation funds

Four Saskatchewan students are recipients of the Pat Fletcher Foundation annual scholarships announced today by the organization.

The Pat Fletcher Foundation, whose purpose is to provide financial assistance to deserving young Canadian students on their journey to obtaining a university degree, announced the awarding of 25 new scholarships from across Canada.

“We are so proud of this year’s recipients. They demonstrated leadership and character
in their submissions, and we wish them the best of luck as they head back to university
and college this fall,” said Ted Fletcher, Founder and Chairman of Mint Green. “These
are outstanding young people – hard-working, well-rounded leaders in their
communities. They share our desire of “making a difference” and we are proud to have
played a small role in helping to shape their future.”

Carrot River’s Tenesha Pompu received the scholarship funds for the second straight year to assist her in her education endeavors at the University of Saskatchewan. U of S students Kylie Severson (Melville) and Landon Sosnowski (Prince Albert) were also named recipients. University of Alberta student from Wynyard Carson Fisher is the fourth benefactor in the province.

Since establishing the Foundation in 1985, The Pat Fletcher Foundation has awarded
543 scholarships, for a total of approximately $750,000 to young Canadian golfers –
giving them the opportunity to develop and reach their highest potential. The scholarship recipients include students from every province in Canada who go on to pursue their education at top schools both in Canada and the U.S.

“While my father was always very passionate about the sport of golf, he was equally
passionate about the importance of education. He took a genuine interest in working
with junior golfers to help them reach their full potential, both on and off the golf course,”
said Ted Fletcher, who continues to administer the Foundation, along with a board of

The Foundation’s website, includes the current list of recipients.