Earlier this spring, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) Scholarship Program promoted its annual essay contest. This year’s award recipients included two children of Vista Outdoor employees.
Connor Hanson, son of Eric Hanson, received the $8,000 Grand Prize. Connor will be a freshman at Bethel University in Minnesota this fall.
Schuyler Frashier, daughter of George Frashier, received a $2,000 scholarship award. Schulyer will be a freshman at Purdue University in Indiana this fall.
NSSF awards a total of $60,000 in scholarships to 25 students. To earn one of the 25 scholarships offered, employees of NSSF Voting Member companies or their qualified family members submitted applications and essays on one of three topics—”Why ‘Smart Gun’ Technology is Not the Answer to Gun Safety,” “Explain to Your Friends Why Firearms Ownership, Hunting and/or Target Shooting Are Important to You” and “Gun Safety Doesn’t Mean Gun Control.” More