NWTF awards $10,000 national academic scholarship

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation recently announced Rachel Hollingsworth of Jacksonville, Ala., as the national recipient of the 2017 Dr. James Earl Kennamer Academic Scholarship.

The $10,000 scholarship, sponsored by Mossy Oak, will help Hollingsworth further her education as she plans to enroll at Auburn University to study pre-pharmacy.

“It is an honor to receive the National Wild Turkey Federation National Scholarship from an organization that so actively promotes everything I love about the outdoors and the traditions I have grown up with,” Hollingsworth said. “I have been involved in hunting and conservation with my daddy for as long as I can remember. From a very young age, I have enjoyed being outdoors, spending quality time with my daddy, and simply experiencing the hunt. This scholarship is the recognition of a lot of hard work and also a celebration of the hunting tradition.”

She received scholarships through the Choccolocco Valley Longbeards Chapter and the Alabama state NWTF chapter, making her eligible for the national scholarship.

For more information about the NWTF scholarship program or to download an application, visit www.nwtf.org/resource-library

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