Past Youth Hunters

2021 Youth Hunters
 Youth hunters from left to right: Knox Couch, Waylon Ricker, Genna Couch and Kierra McNellis. Presenting their memberships: Heather Francis, President, PF Southwest Chapter, NE, Brandon Wilmoth, Regional Director, National Wild Turkey Federation and Bert Maxfield (back row), Classic Board of Directors.  

Youth Hunters
Lady Youth

2020 Youth Hunters
Barbara Baird, founder of Women’s Outdoor News, WON, presented our lady youth hunters with custom made vests by Upland Bespoke – fashion for the field.
From left to right:  Ka’nya White, Wichita, Autumn Elwell, Wichita, Cappi Hoeting, Stockton, Ryleigh Abrams, Auburn

2019 Youth Hunters

2019 Youth Hunters From left to right
Howard Vincent (CEO, Pheasants Forever,Quail Forever), Wyatt Ricker essay winner, Scott City, Giovanni Hernandez, Pass-It-On Outdoor, Wichita, McKenzie Deal, essay winner, Winfield, Taylor Maxfield, Pheasants Forever Leadership, Oakley.

Back Row:  Jordan Martincich, Director of Development, Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever, Overland Park, KS

2018 Youth Hunters

2019 Youth hunters  

Front Row from left to right

Pass It On Mentor youths:  Colt Metcalfe, Emporia, KS, Chris Arthur, Derby, KS
Ringneck Classic Essay winners:  JD Biehler, Augusta, KS, Tessa Hill, Colby, KS

2017 Youth Hunters

From Left to right:  Classic essay winners Taylor Maxfield, Oakley, KS and Tanner Parks, Peabody, KS and Pass It On Mentors youth Angel Galvez, Wichita KS and Gage Dean, Wichita, KS.

Youth Hunters

Youth Hunters at the Classic

2016 Youth Hunters 

Front Row from left to right:  Classic essay winner Scott Owen, Pass It On Mentor youth Krystianna Ferris, Classic essay winner Emily Miller, Pass It on Mentor youth Montez Tucker.

With presenters (back row):  Pheasant Forever’s Jordan Martincinch and Pass It On! Mentors’ Mike Christensen


2015 Youth Hunters

Youth Hunters

Front Row – shown left to right:

Pass It On Mentors – youth hunters, Sebastian Hickok and Chazare Oliver, Jr. with
The Classic Youth Hunt Essay winners Beau Foster, Dodge City, KS and Jack Parks, Peabody, KS



2014 Youth Hunt winners were Ella Ihrig, Sherman County, KS and Jared Austin, McPherson County, KS – shown with their lifetime Pheasants Forever Memberships

Ella IhrigJared Austin
2013 hunt - Youth Hunters

2013 Youth Hunt winners were Jacob Shafer, Lenexa, KS and Ellee McDaniel, Goodland, KS.  Shown with Pass It on Winners Dan Biehler (left), Chris Harter (right) and Governor Sam Brownback.




2012 Youth Hunt Winners


2012 Youth Hunt winners were Tate Tremblay, Penokee, KS and John Nelson, Shawnee, KS.  Shown with Governor Sam Brownback.



2011 Youth Hunt Winners


2011 Youth Hunt winners were Jude Faulkender and Payton Beims – both from St. Francis
They are shown with Governor Sam Brownback and Kelsey Konrade of TV’s Bass Pro Next Generation.