American Pistolsmiths Guild


Dedicated to Excellence in the Pistolsmithing Craft

Scholarship Recipients and Donors

 

2010 & 2011

Dennis Chi….$500….Trinidad State Junior College; Trinidad, Colorado

Eric Dean….$500….Montgomery Community College, Troy, North Carolina

 

2012

1st Thomas Rodden. Jr….$500….Montgomery Community College in Troy, North Carolina

2nd Laurice Neal….$2,500….Pine Technical College in Pine City, MN

3rd Alexander Cioppettini….$2,500….Pennsylvania Gunsmith School

4th Gerald Grzadzinski….$2,500….Pennsylvania Gunsmith School

5th Johan D (Neil) Claasen….$2,500….Montgomery Community College

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2013

1st Matthew F. Altieri….$2,500…. Montgomery Community College

2nd Lewis Throne….$2,500….Trinidad State Junior College

3rd Lance M. Colligan….$2,500….Pennsylvania Gunsmith School

4th Neil R. Bross….$2500….Pennsylvania Gunsmith School

5th Ryan G. Swalls….$2,500….Pennsylvania Gunsmith School

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2014

1st Derrick P. Faulkner…. 2014….$3,000…. . Montgomery Community College

2nd Ryan Wells….2014….$3,000….Pennsylvania Gunsmith School

3rd Garrett Rozendaal….2014 $3,000….Yavapai College Gunsmith School….

4th Danny A. Milan….2014 $3,000….Trinidad State Junior College

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2015

1st.  Daniel Byrd……$3000……Murray State College in Tishomingo, OK.

2nd. Michael David Lowe….$3,000….Trinidad State Junior College

3rd Brian McGuire….$3,000…..Montgomery Community College, Troy, NC

TOTAL APG/BROWNELLS SCHOLARSHOPS AWARDED  TO DATE: 18 / $45,000 

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2016

1st.  James Pappas…….$3,000…….Pennsylvania Gunsmith School in Pittsburgh, PA

2nd Michael R. Jeffers$3,000Murray State College in Tishomingo, Ok

3rd James Paul Maybin$3,000Montgomery Community College in Troy, NC

4th Sergio Ruiz Platero$3,000Yavapai College in Prescott, Az.

5th Dakota Potts$3,000… Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood, SC

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2017

Five scholarships have been awarded this year and that is the limit.

1stBennett Wicker $3,000  Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood, SC

2nd Grayson Grady $3,000 –  Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood, SC

3rdZachary Belton$3,000Montgomery Community College in Troy NC

4thStephen Ford $3,000 Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood, SC

5thHunter LorenzMurray State College in Tishomingo, OK

Donors:

AMERICAN PISTOLSMITHS GUILD, INC.

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George Smith, President of Evolution Gun Works (EGW)

Scott Mulkerin, President of SDM Fabricating

Virgil Tripp, President of Cobra Mags

Neil Keller, President of Kustom Ballistics

Irv Stone, President of Bar-Sto Precision

Gary Smith, President of Caspian

Bill Laughridge, President of Cylinder and Slide Shop

Ed Brown, Brown Custom