In Honor of long time Tri-City Gun Club Member, Gene Adkisson, the Eugene "Gene" Adkisson Scholarship was set-up to help young people, who support the 2nd Amendment. Each year $1000 is awarded to the winning candidate. Each candidate must compose an essay supporting 2nd Amendment Rights. Connor’s Essay was published in the August “Hangfire”, the club newsletter.
The 2017 Winner of the Eugene Adkisson Scholarship, Connor Young was presented his award by Kim Ludwig (Gene's Daughter) at the August 4th Tri-City Gun Club Meeting. Connor will be attending OU this fall and is planning on attending Medical School.
Connor has been a member of the Youth Shooting Sports at Tri-City Gun Club since 2013, received 3rd Place Team Award at the 2014 SCTP State Shotgun Championship and has completed his 4H and NRA Marksmanship Training in Shotgun.
2017 Eugene Adkisson Scholarship Winner
2014 SCTP State Championship, 3rd Place Team
2013 NRA Basic Marksmanship Shotgun Certificates Awarded