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Buckley Awards

YCC’s 5th Annual Young Conservative Leadership “Buckley Awards”

DATE:  Thursday, November 13, 2014 – 6:00-8:00pm

LOCATION:  Capitol Hill Club (National Republican Club of Capitol Hill), Eisenhower Room, 300 First Street, S.E., Washington, DC 20003 (directly across street from Capitol South metro stop)

EVENT OVERVIEW:  There has consistantly been 150-200 attendees.  Food and beverages will be served.  Admission is free for all guests and they will receive one complimentary drink coupon.  Professional photographer and “Step & Repeat” backdrop will be made available.

HISTORY:  Every year since 2010, the Young Conservatives Coalition awards the Young Professional Conservative Leadership “Buckley Award” to a select group of five young professionals in recognition of significant achievements in advancing the conservative cause.  The award is in honor of William F. Buckley, Jr. – the intellectual godfather of the modern conservative movement, who founded National Review and wrote God & Man at Yale all before the age of 30.

Previous Award Winners:

2013

  • Yuval Levin - National Affairs, Editor & Author
  • Will Weatherford - Florida House of Representatives, Speaker of the House
  • Ryan T. Anderson - The Heritage Foundation: DeVos Center for Religion & Civil Society, Fellow & Author
  • Alex Smith  - College Republican National Committee, National Chair
  • Remy Munasifi - ReasonTV, Comedian, Musician & Video Artist

2012

  • Katie Pavlich – Townhall.com, News Editor & Bestselling Author of Fast & Furious
  • Heather Pfitzenmaier - Heritage Foundation, Young Leaders Program Director
  • Lila Rose - Live Action, President
  • Patrick Coyle - Young America’s Foundation, Vice President
  • Alex Schriver - College Republican National Committee, National Chairman

2011

  • 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

2010

  • Hannah Giles - BigJournalism.com, Contributor
  • Kristan Hawkins - Students for Life of America, Executive Director
  • John McCormack - The Weekly Standard, Deputy Online Director
  • Phil Kerpen - Americans for Prosperity, Vice President of Policy
  • Brendan Steinhauser - FreedomWorks, Director of Federal & State Campaigns
  • Karin Agness - Network of Enlightened Women (NeW), Founder
  • John O’ Hara - Author, A New American Tea Party
  • Kellen Giuda - Parcbench Media, LLC, Founder & CEO
  • Evan Dent Flores - Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT), National Field Director