Safari Club International (SCI) presented worldwide hunter Susan Hayes with its 2020 SCI Diana Award at its annual convention in Reno, Nev., last February. The annual award, sponsored by the NRA Women’s Leadership Forum, is named for the mythological Roman goddess who reigned over wild animals and the hunt. The award recognizes women of the SCI who have excelled in international big-game hunting, demonstrated exemplary ethics afield and dedicated their time to enhancing wildlife conservation and public education about hunters and hunting. To learn more about this year's winner—a California-based sommelier who has taken more than 150 species on six continents—check out the full story on the NRA Hunter’s Leadership Forum website.
Below: Past Diana Award recipient Denise Welker (2018), second from left, introduced the 2020 Diana Award recipient, Susan Hayes, second from right, to the SCI Convention banquet audience. The award was presented by past Dianas Brenda Potterfield (2019), left, and Angie Hall (2017), right. (Image by Steve Comus, Safari Club International.)