Chuck Martin/News Daysia Elliott of Mount Gilead was the recipient of this year’s scholarship from the Kokosing River Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.

HOWARD — More than 200 people flocked to the Floral Valley Community Center on Saturday for the 25th annual Hunting Heritage Banquet sponsored by the Kokosing River Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. They were there to eat, buy raffle tickets and bid on auction items to raise money for land acquisition and habitat restoration projects of the National Wild Turkey Federation.

They also handed out a scholarship to a local high school senior and recognized a couple who has been part of the local chapter since its beginning and who were honored by the state NWTF chapter in January.

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