McGraw, NY, July 10, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- The Custom Call Makers and Collectors Guild is proud to announce the award of the first annual Earl. E. Mickel Memorial Scholarship to Mr. Dustin Day of Constantia, New York. Dustin will receive a $1000 award for use in furthering his academic education.
Dustin is the son of Susan and Terry Day. He is an honor graduate of P. V. Moore High School Class of 2008 and plans to attend LeMoyne College in the Fall. In addition to his scholastic achievements, Dustin was a member of his school's rifle team, field/parade/jazz bands and the brass ensemble. He is a World War II re-enactor, Ranger Division and volunteers at his local Masonic Lodge. Dustin also enjoys hunting with his father. In addition to the Cash Award, Dustin will receive a sign a copy of Earl's last book from Mrs. Janene Mickel.
The Custom Call Makers and Collectors Guild created the Earl. E. Mickel Memorial Scholarship in memory of Earl. E. Mickel who passed away in 2007. The annual scholarship is earmarked to benefit future generations with stellar academic achievements, and a passion for the great outdoors that Earl also held dearly. Earl Mickel published three books on call collecting, and was a great ambassador and promoter of the art and craft of call making.
About the Custom Call Makers and Collectors Guild
The Custom Call Makers and Collectors Guild is a non profit 501(c)3 group dedicated to promoting the art & craft of making & collecting game calls. The Guild’s purpose is to bring together call makers and collectors to share knowledge and promote the art of game call craftsmanship as well as preserving the history of game call use and manufacture.
For more info visit www.customcallmakersandcollectorsguild.org or www.ccmacg.com