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2016 Grand Scholarship Winners

Once the summit is complete, participants have 11 months to compete for the Y.E.S. Grand Scholarship by introducing NRA programs into their communities and creating a portfolio summarizing the experience. This year’s entries performed a variety of activities, such as hosting an 6th grade Hunter's Education Course, joining a Friends of NRA committee, and giving speeches at multiple community service organizations.

The following students were selected as Grand Scholarship winners from the 2016 Y.E.S. class’ entrants:

$6,500

Serena Juchnowski - Richfield OH

$5,500

Emily Saltarelli - Montgomery TX

$2,000

Bryttani MacNamara - Sulphur LA

$1,000

Aidan Thomason - Knoxville, TN

Funding for Y.E.S. and the Grand Scholarship is provided by The NRA Foundation and Friends of NRA.

The NRA Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization that raises tax-deductible contributions in support of the National Rifle Association and other organizations. These activities promote firearms and hunting safety, enhance shooting sports, and educate the general public about firearms in their historic, technological and artistic context. For more information, visit the NRA Foundation website at www.nrafoundation.org or call 800-554-9498.

Want To Know More 

For more information about the NRA Youth Education Summit, please call us at (800) 672-3888 ext. 1351 or email yes@nrahq.org.

Youth Education Summit

A week-long competitive fellowship in Washington, D.C. enables high school sophomores and juniors to explore their passion for the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights and our American government.