Scholarships Awarded at Conclusion of Youth Education Summit

Scholarships Awarded at Conclusion of Youth Education Summit
Scholarships Awarded at Conclusion of Youth Education Summit
(Protect the 2nd Amendment image provided by Shutterstock.)

FAIRFAX, VA-The National Rifle Association has awarded $10,000 in scholarships through this year's Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.), a 7-day, expenses-paid educational experience in Washington, D.C.

Launched in 1996, the Y.E.S. program is an effort by the National Rifle Association to foster America's youth in becoming more engaged and knowledgeable citizens at both national and local levels. Funding for the program is provided by the NRA Foundation with monies raised by Friends of NRA, the grassroots fund-raising program started in 1993 and run entirely by volunteers.

While in the nation's capital, students learned the significance of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights and developed an understanding of government and the importance of being an active participant. As part of the summit, students toured the Capitol, National Archives Museum, Pentagon, Mt. Vernon, NRA Headquarters Shooting Range and NRA National Firearms Museum, and many of the memorials and monuments in Washington, D.C.

The recipients of these scholarships demonstrated extraordinary leadership skills during the 2009 Summit.

$2500 - Steven Johnson, Ponchatoula, LA

$1500 - Alyssa Ferrin, Phoenix,AZ$1500 - Chad Hart, Cedar Hills, UT$1500 - Alec Janda, Chagrin Falls,OH$1500 - Adam Kroczaleski, Standish, MI$750 - Mark Edmonson, Ogden,UT$750 - Korbin Kiblinger, Redmond, OR
For more information on this year's Youth Education Summit, please contact Jeremy Greene at (703) 267-1354 or, or log onto


Danielle Sturgis (703) 267-1595 or

Recommended for You


MidwayUSA Pro Series Shooting Mat

G&F Staff

Shooters across the U.S. are using this competition shooting mat.


Get Ready for Summer with Cordova Coolers

May 23, 2019

Memorial Day sale offers 15 percent off everything website-wide.


Quick Tips: How to Spot and Stalk a Hog

Ian Nance - May 28, 2019

Try these tips to improve your wild boar hunting skill set.

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Lure Lock Options Includes LED Light Boxes & More

Pro angler Jonathan VanDam showcases new offerings at ICAST 2019, including the ultra-thin, big bait boxes, LED-lighted boxes and backpack-able gear lockers. With Game & Fish Editorial Director Adam Heggenstaller at ICAST 2019 in Orlando.

13 Fishing Pathfinder Weedless Walking Bait

Fresh off catching the biggest bass in ICAST Cup history, 13 Fishing pro Jessie Mizell shows OSG's Lynn Burkhead the new Big Squirm soft plastic worm and the company's unique Pathfinder topwater walking bait that is totally weedless in design.

New Optimum and Optimum TS Downriggers from Canon

From rugged reliability to smooth integration of cutting edge technology across several different platforms, OSG's Lynn Burkhead learns that there's much to like about the new Optimum and Optimum TS downriggers from Canon.

See more Popular Videos

Trending Stories


7 Best Bets For New Jersey Largemouth Bass

October 04, 2010

From Monksville Reservoir to Union Lake, plus five other picks, here's where you'll...

Wild Game

10 Memorial Day Recipes for Your Outdoor BBQ Staff

Celebrate the start of summer with great food for your backyard BBQ or picnic with these...


How To Make Your Own Catfish Dough Bait

Keith Sutton - August 04, 2015

When it comes to fishing baits, you won't find a more unusual variety than the strange brews...

See More Stories

More Stories


Coyote Calling Tips for Hunting at Close Range

Tim Lilley - January 09, 2014

Brian Meyer likes to have coyotes within 20 yards! He uses an SKB shotgun for his coyote...


Arizona Mountain Lion Hunt Turns Into Dangerous Jaguar Encounter

Aaron Decker - November 30, 2011

A father and daughter with their dogs on a dry ground mountain lion hunt get more than they...


Grandpa'™s Gun Tags Giant Buck, Ends Multi-Year Quest

Lynn Burkhead - November 21, 2017

Missouri hunter Tim Phillips is all smiles after using his late grandfather's worn Marlin...

See More Stories

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction


Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services


GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.