Mancos CO Student Awarded 2022 Scholarship

Ignacio, Colo- Four Corners Safari Club International (SCI) is pleased to announce that Trinity Samora, of Mancos, Colo., is the 2022 Tim Cooper Memorial Scholarship recipient.

“We are thrilled to support our next generation of conservationists in our community,” said Jason Deweese, Four Corners SCI President.  

Samora is active on the Mancos High School Volleyball and track team. She also has a passion for horseback riding and outdoor recreation such as hunting and fishing. Samora is also active in Future Farmers of America (FFA) as a past leader. 

Samora will be attending San Juan College in the fall to pursue a career as a dental hygienist. 

About the Tim Cooper Memorial Scholarship:

Tim Cooper loved life. He built homes, had a passion for motorcycles, and for hunting. He enjoyed nature, wildlife, and the pursuit of wild game. He displayed a jovial spirit as he recounted stories of pack strings, bighorn sheep, odds and results, his hunts, and his wife Paula’s hunts. He quarried others with a genuine interest in their pursuits. He respected other hunters and their success or lack of. He’s what more hunters need to emulate. A tragic car accident cut Tim’s life short. To honor him and because of his positive display toward wildlife, conservation, sharing it with others, and supporting his community, Four Corners SCI is proud to honor his legacy with the Tim Cooper Memorial scholarship, which will be awarded to students who also display these admirable qualities.

About Safari Club International: 

Safari Club International – First For Hunters is the leader in protecting the freedom to hunt and in promoting wildlife conservation worldwide. SCI’s approximately 200 Chapters represent all 50 of the United States as well as 106 other countries. SCI’s proactive leadership in a host of cooperative wildlife conservation, outdoor education and humanitarian programs, with the SCI Foundation and other conservation groups, research institutions and government agencies, empowers sportsmen to be contributing community members and participants in sound wildlife management and conservation. Visit the home page, or call (520) 620-1220 for more information.

International Headquarters Washington, District of Columbia · Tucson, Arizona · Ottawa, Canada

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