MEMPHIS, Tenn. June 20, 2017 Each spring, Ducks Unlimited announces its Varsity All Stars list of top-producing volunteer high school chapters throughout the nation. This elite group is considered the best of the best when it comes to fundraising and overall chapter strength.

To qualify for this years Varsity All-Stars, chapters raised more than $9,000 during the 2016 calendar year. In 2016, high school chapters throughout the country raised more than $345,000 overall to benefit DUs conservation mission.

DUs Varsity program continues to be a vital part of our organizations mission. It is a valued revenue generator for our conservation efforts, as well as an important source of organizational awareness and leadership, said David Schuessler, DU's national director of event fundraising. I congratulate not only the Varsity chapter volunteers, but all students who have chosen to support DU through their high school chapters.

This years Varsity All Star high school chapters are:

  1. Memphis University School, Memphis, Tenn.
  2. Greenville and Christ Church High School, Greenville, S.C.
  3. The Collegiate School, Richmond, Va.
  4. Prairie View High School, Lacygne, Kan.
  5. St. Christopher High School, Richmond, Va.
  6. Christian Brothers High School, Memphis, Tenn.
  7. Kilgore High School, Kilgore, Texas
  8. Broughton High School, Raleigh, N.C.
  9. Cy Woods High School, Cypress, Texas
  10. Charlotte Youth for Conservation, Charlotte, N.C.

Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving North America's continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 14 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever. For more information on our work, visit

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