Scholarship Recipients

Jul 20, 2016

The South Eastern Arizona Sportsmen Club recently announced its fourth year of scholarship winners. The club awarded $4,500 in total scholarship funds to six local students.

Receiving $500 scholarships this year were Stephanie Green of Eastern Arizona College, Tyler Owen of Willcox High School, and Kyleah Harper of Eastern Arizona College. Receiving $1000 scholarships this year were Macyn Hawkins (SHS), Riley Fite (University of Arizona), Shauni Fite (Blinn College). All six candidates were highly qualified with excellent grades and well-written essays.

The SEAZSC was able to award two $1000 Continuing Education Scholarships this year.One of our recipients was Riley Fite who is majoring in Ag Business Management at the University of Arizona. This is his second successive year to win a SEAZSC award. He plans a career in being a manager in an agriculture related field..Shauni Fite, from Blinn College in Texas, is majoring in animal science and has plans to become a veterinarian. This is also her second year to receive an SEAZSC scholarship.

Macyn Hawkins, from Safford High School, plans to major in nursing at Eastern Arizona College. She then plans to finish her Bachelor’s Degree at Grand Canyon University or ASU.

Tyler Owen, from Willcox, plans to pursue an agriculture business or agriculture science degree at the University of Arizona. Kyleah Harper, from Morenci is attending EAC to become a registered nurse. Stephanie Green, from Safford, is also attending EAC to become a registered nurse and working on her masters, as well.

The main fund-raiser for scholarships and all SEAZSC programs is the Big Buck Contest & Raffle, which is held annually in late February. The club would like to thank all our loyal sponsors for their continuing support of club activities.

The Southeastern Arizona Sportsmen’s Club organization was created in 2003 and currently has a membership of approximately 200 family members. The focus of SEAZSC is to improve wildlife habitat, and promote outdoor educational programs for our youth and families. The organization helps to enrich our youth’s lives by teaching life skills, citizenship, and preserving our wildlife heritage.

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