Ducks Unlimited Recognizes Top Youth Fundraising Chapters of 2019

Congratulations to all our University, Varsity, and Greenwing chapters for an outstanding year in 2019

The Tiger chapter in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was named Ducks Unlimited collegiate chapter national champion for the second year in a row.

The Tiger chapter in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was named Ducks Unlimited collegiate chapter national champion for the second year in a row.

For the second consecutive year, the Tiger chapter of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, earned the title of Ducks Unlimited collegiate chapter national champion in 2019. Chapter Chair Gunther Spore and the committee, along with faculty adviser Dr. Luke Laborde, hosted multiple events that raised over $175,000 for DU’s conservation mission.

Another DU chapter with a tradition of excellence, the Memphis University School chapter, rose to the top among Varsity chapters for the fourth consecutive year. Led by Area Chairmen Bailey Keel and William Quinlen, this group of young volunteers raised over $93,000 for wetlands and waterfowl conservation in 2019.

In honor of Jackie Bartels, the Thibodaux, Louisiana, chapter hosted the Jackie Bartels Kids Conservation Day, which ranked as the top Greenwing event in 2019. Led by Nick Lichenstein and the entire Bartels family, this event raised more than $27,000 and hosted 980 youth attendees.

Congratulations to all our University, Varsity, and Greenwing chapters for an outstanding year in 2019, and to the Tiger and Memphis University School chapters for capturing their respective national titles!

All-American College Chapters

Gold

  • Tiger Chapter, Baton Rouge, LA—National Champion
  • Aggieland Chapter, College Station, TX
  • State College Chapter, Raleigh, NC
  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
  • University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

Silver

  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
  • Pirate Chapter, Greenville, NC

Bronze

  • Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR
  • Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN
  • Bulldog Chapter, Starkville, MS
  • Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC
  • Citadel College, Charleston, SC
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • Ducks University Reno, Reno, NV
  • University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, WI
  • Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
  • Ole Miss, Oxford, MS
  • Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
  • SUNY–College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY
  • Texas A&M University–Commerce, Commerce, TX
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI
  • University of Wisconsin–Whitewater, Whitewater, WI

Varsity All-Stars

Gold

  • Memphis University School, Memphis, TN—National Champion
  • Christian Brothers High School, Memphis, TN
  • The Collegiate School, Richmond, VA
  • Greenville High and Christ Church Episcopal Schools, Greenville, SC
  • Princeton High School, Princeton, NC

Silver

  • Broughton High School, Raleigh, NC
  • Buckshot Varsity, Cleveland, TX
  • Honeoye Lake, Honeoye, NY
  • Jackson Academy, Jackson, MS
  • Jackson Prep High School, Jackson, MS
  • St. Christopher’s School, Richmond, VA

Bronze

  • Midway High School, Newton Grove, NC
  • Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, TN
  • Smyrna High School, Smyrna, DE

Greenwing Honor Roll

#1 Thibodaux Chapter—Jackie Bartels, Greenwing Day, LA

#2 Kids and Wetlands Chapter, MO

#3 Tennessee Valley Chapter, TN

#4 Wilson Chapter, NC

#5 Northeast Illinois Chapter, IL

#6 Chattanooga–Hamilton County Chapter, TN

#7 Greater Kansas City Chapter, MO

#8 Jacksonville Chapter, AR

#9 Benton County Chapter, AR

#10 Rowan County Chapter, NC

#11 Coastal Georgia Chapter, GA