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Buckley Award Winners Announced!

By on Sep 14, 2011 in Events, News, YCC Events | 0 comments

YCC Announces 2nd Annual Young Conservative Leadership
“Buckley Award” Winners

Award ceremony will take place on Thurs, Sept. 29th from 6-8pm at The Capitol Hill Club

The Young Conservatives Coalition will award five young professional conservatives with their prestigious Young Conservative Leadership “Buckley Award.” The award ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 29th from 6-8pm at The Capitol Hill Club, at 300 First Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003, with guest speaker Kathryn Lopez, Online Editor for National Review.

The awards will recognize individuals between the ages of 21-40 who’ve made a significant contribution to the conservative movement at large in the last year. The awards are in honor of the late William F. Buckley Jr. – a conservative movement leader/icon who founded National Review and wrote God & Man at Yale all before the age of 30.

Award Winners:

• Paul Teller – Republican Study Committee, Executive Director
• Matt Lewis – The Daily Caller, Senior Contributor
• Peter Redpath – The Federalist Society, Vice President & Director of Student Division
• Vinnie Vernuccio – Competitive Enterprise Institute, Legal Policy Counsel
• Amy Frederick – 60 Plus, President

“This is the second year the YCC has given out this award to deserving young professional conservatives who’ve advanced the conservative cause and showed courage under fire,” said YCC President, Chris Malagisi. “We are proud to honor these individuals for their contributions to the conservative movement and the example they set for others.”