The South Eastern Arizona Sportsmen Club recently announced its fifth year of scholarship winners. The club awarded $3,500 in total scholarship funds to four local students.
Receiving a $500 scholarship this year was Tiffany Weech of Pima High School. Receiving $1000 scholarships this year were: Macyn Hawkins (Eastern Arizona College), Riley Fite (University of Arizona), Shauni Fite (Blinn College). All four candidates were highly qualified with excellent grades and well-written essays.
The SEAZSC was able to award three $1000 Continuing Education Scholarships this year. One of our recipients was Shauni Fite, from Blinn College in Texas. Shauni is transferring to the University of Arizona. She is majoring in animal science and has plans to manage a feedlot upon her graduation. This is her third year to receive an SEAZSC scholarship. Riley Fite is majoring in Ag Business Management at the University of Arizona. This is his third successive year to win an SEAZSC award. He plans to own his own business in the agricultural industry. Macyn Hawkins, from Eastern Arizona College, plans to major in Secondary Education with an emphasis in math. She plans to finish her Bachelor’s Degree locally through the ASU education program. This is Macyn’s second SEAZSC scholarship award.
Tiffany Weech, from Pima, plans to pursue a degree in paramedicine. She would like to become a paramedic/Evac EMT. She has played basketball and tennis while at Pima. She also has been a member of the FBLA and NHS. Tiffany has also spent time volunteering at the Pima Public Library
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