(Nov. 9, 2017 – DALLAS) DSC is happy to announce DSC Life Member Cooper Ribman, of Dallas, Texas, because the 2018 recipient of the Colin Caruthers Younger Hunter Award. This award honors younger hunters who’ve met a really strict set of standards for looking and educational achievement, in addition to neighborhood service and management. The award is called for the son of Tommy and Pat Caruthers, longtime DSC Life Members who’ve been integral to the event of out of doors education schemes for DSC.
This honor will probably be bestowed on Cooper on the DSC annual conference, Legacy, on Friday evening, Jan. 5, 2018, on the gala banquet. This occasion will probably be held within the Omni Lodge in downtown Dallas. Following the awards ceremony, there will probably be a stay public sale to lift funds for the DSC mission.
At the moment a freshman in highschool, Cooper has already established himself as an distinctive hunter and conservationist.
Cooper started looking at age eight together with his grandfather and has since been on many hunts with him and the remainder of the household in North America, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Spain. These alternatives have led him to nice looking accomplishments, most notably a brown bear, desert bighorn sheep, Beceite ibex, elephant and lion.
Cooper additionally labored together with his brother Tucker, one of many 2016 Colin Caruthers Younger Hunter Award winners, on the Hwange Conservation Venture to assist wildlife through the dry season in Zimbabwe. The Ribman brothers raised funds and coordinated efforts to construct and set up a photo voltaic/diesel pump for a pan effectively in Hwange Nationwide Park.
Cooper is a Life Member of DSC, NRA and SCI; he’s a Boone & Crockett Life Affiliate Member and a member of each Purple Martin Conservation Affiliation and Texas Rifle Affiliation.
Cooper’s accomplishments proceed outdoors the looking world as effectively. He’s an Eagle Scout, an athlete and a author. Congratulations to this excellent younger hunter!
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