Utah Peace Officers Association 2017 Brody Young Scholarship award ceremony was hosted at Durham Jones & Pinegar by Blake Hamilton, Shareholder, on July 6, 2017. The annual event honors of the officers who have died.

 “A man’s character, a woman’s heart felt strength, is measured by their tenacity to weather a storm.”

The following young men were chosen for the 2017 Brody Young Scholarship :

Braydon Hutchinson, son of Deputy Sheriff Lt. Hutchinson, Weber Co. Sheriff’s Office and Randi Hutchinson.  Lt. Hutchison was shot 5 times during a drug raid.

Morgan P. Kotter, son of  UHP Lt. Paul Kotter. Lt. Kotter was shot three times in the back in the line of duty.

Matthew “Gunner” Francom, brother of Agent Jared Francon who was shot during a drug raid.

Tyler KC Orr, son of Detective and Mrs. Kevin Orr. Det. Orr died in an aircraft accident while conducting a Search & Rescue mission. Tyler’s Grandfather accepted the award for his grandson.

It is an honor to be a part of this program. For more information, contact [email protected].