Trapperman.com awarded a scholarship to a young trapper who is also a regular poster on the popular trapping forum. The scholarship winner was revealed Friday night at the annual Trapperman Feed at the National Trappers Association Convention in Owatonna, Minn. The details on the scholarship are included below in a Trapperman.com press release:
Through the generosity of the Trapperman community and the combined effort of Brian Keck, a college scholarship was awarded on Trapperman.
Brian Keck, who posts as trapperkeck on Trapperman, lost his wife, Kendra, after a long health struggle. In her memory, the Kendra Keck Memorial Scholarship 2012 was brought forward.
Any Junior T-man member who was currently attending college or enrolled to attend for the school year of 2012 was eligible. Also, any direct relative of a forum member was eligible to apply. All eligible students were asked to submit an essay. Entrants also included their work history and life goals.
The Kendra Keck Memorial Scholarship was awarded to:
Derek Jones, of Seward, Neb., who posts as Derek J on Trapperman, was the recipient. Derek plans to attend Concordia College, a four-year, private Lutheran college. Derek plans to concentrate on a degree in business and hopes to establish an Animal Damage Control business as just one venture after graduation.