For Lifetime Dedication and Achievements In Traditional Archery.
Kingsport, TN –-(Ammoland.com)- Internationally acclaimed exhibition archer Byron Ferguson was presented with the Howard Hill Spirit Award by the Howard Hill Southeastern Classic Archery Tournament on June 2nd, 2012.
Over 400 people were in attendance at the Howard Hill Southeastern Classic Archery Tournament at Tannehill State Park near Birmingham, Alabama when organizer Terry Harris presented Byron with the award.
The Howard Hill Spirit award was given to Ferguson for his lifetime dedication and achievements in traditional archery.
Tournament organizer Terry Harris said “When I began this archery tournament many years ago I wanted to put on the very best traditional archery tournament. I also didn’t want to take using the name of Howard Hill lightly.
I wanted to find a way to recognize an individual each year for their contribution and dedication to traditional archery. I know that traditional archery has no better friend and ambassador for our sport than Byron Ferguson. For this year’s “Howard Hill Spirit Award” there was no other choice, and I was honored to present this award to him.”
Byron Ferguson said “it’s an honor to receive such a high award. Howard Hill was and still is my hero. The work that Terry Harris does to promote the sport of traditional archery is exemplary”