QDMA Announces 2018 Branch Achievement Award Winners

ATHENS, GA (July 26, 2018) – QDMA’s mission to secure the future of white-tailed deer, wildlife habitat and our hunting heritage could not be realized without the tireless work of our grassroots volunteers. Their efforts and achievements were in the spotlight at the National Convention when QDMA named the winners our 2018 Branch Achievement Awards. …

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Fred Pape Earns QDMA’s Joe Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award

Fred Pape (pictured above, left) of Kentucky, founder of Pape’s Archery, was named the 2018 recipient of the Joe Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award at QDMA’s National Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. “Each year, I get the privilege of presenting the award in my name which honors someone who has made a significant impact on QDM, …

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Marion Burnside of South Carolina Named 2018 QDMA Ambassador

QDMA presented its Ambassador Award to Marion Burnside of South Carolina at the 2018 National Convention. Burnside, a QDMA Life Member, is a former chairman of the South Carolina DNR Commission. The prestigious Ambassador Award is not necessarily given annually, and only four other people have been presented with the award in the past. “Marion …

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Mossy Oak Receives QDMA’s 2018 Corporate Achievement Award

Mossy Oak CEO and founder Toxey Haas and Senior Vice President Ronnie “Cuz” Strickland accepted QDMA’s 2018 Corporate Achievement Award in an announcement made at the QDMA 2018 National Convention. Mossy Oak is the longest-standing corporate sponsor of QDMA, having signed on in 1998 after meeting with QDMA’s brand new CEO Brian Murphy at the …

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Jennie Richardson of S3DA Wins QDMA’s Hunting Heritage Award

Jennie Richardson, Executive Director of Scholastic 3D Archery, received QDMA’s 2018 Hunting Heritage Award at the QDMA 2018 National Convention for her contributions to hunter recruitment through youth archery and bowhunting programs. A world champion archer, former 8th grade math teacher, and former Kentucky State Coordinator for the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP), …

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