SF2A's Executive Director Recognized by the NRA's, America's 1st Freedom Magazine

Students for the Second Amendment's Executive Director, Damaso Torres was recognized with an Honorable Mention for America's 1st Freedom Magazine, Member of the Year.

Torres, a finalist in the selection process, was one of four individuals from across the country awarded an honorable mention for his dedication to preserving the Second Amendment.

NRA's CEO, Wayne La Pierre with SF2A Executive Director, Damaso Torres.

America's 1st Freedom Magazine is an official publication of the National Rifle Association. Each year, America's 1st Freedom's editorial board selects deserving Second Amendment activists to recognize for their efforts. The Member of the Year for 2003 is Mr. Jack First of Rapid City, SD.

Torres said he was completely surprised by the award. "I am honored to even be considered by the [ 1st Freedom Editorial Board]. I'm really blown away by this.," he said.

An announcement regarding the award appeared on page 28 in the May 2003 issue of America's 1st Freedom Magazine.

As in past years, we received nominations for many deserving individuals. We take this opportunity to recognize the following, dedicated, hard-working finalists for their selfless contributions to protecting our Second Amendment.

" Damaso Torres, San Antonio, Texas, a senior at St. Mary's University majoring in International Relations, is the founder and executive director of Students for the Second Amendment, which has expanded onto over 17 college campuses. He developed the Collegiate Firearms Instructor Program, and is an NRA-certified insructor." - America's 1st Freedom, May 2003


Damaso Torres was recently appointed the Election Volunteer Coordinator for Texas' 20th Congressional District, by the National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action.

Please contact him if you have any concern regarding candidates, elected officials, and any state or federal legislation.

Damaso Torres may be contacted by phone at: (210) 674-5559,
or by email at: dtorres@sf2a.org.


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