WON Landing Page March 2022

Nominations now accepted for 2014 NRA Women’s Award

Fairfax, Virginia – Each year, the NRA recognizes outstanding women who show a dedication to the preservation of the Second Amendment and our shooting sports. The Marion P. Hammer Woman of Distinction Award and Sybil Ludington Women’s Freedom Award are presented to those who exemplify the qualities of true NRA supporters.

The Marion P. Hammer Woman of Distinction Award is named for the first female President of the NRA, known for her grassroots efforts and pivotal role as a lobbyist for Flordia’s Right-To-Carry legislation. This award recognizes exceptional contributions to the preservation of the Second Amendment and the shooting sports through advocacy, education, volunteerism, and legislative activism in accordance with the goal of the NRA.

NRA Women's Award

Photo courtesy of NRA Blog

The Sybil Ludington Women’s Freedom Award is named for a heroic young woman who helped America achieve independence, recognizing women for their exceptional accomplishments through legislative activism, advocacy, volunteerism, education of others, and additional pursuits towards the goals of the Second Amendment and the NRA.

In order to be considered for the 2014 awards, women must be nominated no later than November 1, 2013. If you know a woman who is making a difference and should be recognized for her efforts and support of the NRA and the Second Amendment, don’t hesitate! Nomination forms are available online for both the Sybil Ludington Award and the Marion P. Hammer Award, so review the forms to see if an incredible woman that you know meets the criteria.

 

Sybil Ludington Women’s Freedom Award nomination form

Marion P. Hammer Woman of Distinction Award nomination form

View past NRA Women’s Award winners

  • About The WON

    The Women's Outdoor News, aka The WON, features news, reviews and stories about women who are shooting, hunting, fishing and actively engaging in outdoor adventure. This publication is for women, by women.