4-H Shooting Sports Update

Members of the Newfound, Sandy Mush, and Leicester Patriots 4-H clubs participated in the West District 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament in Polk County on July 28th and the  NC 4-H Shooting Sports State Tournament on September 22-23 at Millstone 4-H Camp Center in Ellerbe, NC.

These members competed in archery, rifle, shotgun,  and air rifle against teams and individual members of other 4-H Shooting Sports clubs from all over the state and district.

Participants included:

Juniors:
Ty Reeves
Lane Worley
Nate Worley
Blake Weaver

Seniors:
Josh Weaver
Shianne Freeman
Dalton Cooper
Tucker Worley
Cody Cooper
Pressley Morgan
Thomas Nelon
Ethan West
Casey McAninch
Laura Nelon
Erin Bishop

Congratulations to all of our 4-H members who participated in the contests!

4-H Shooting Sports not only gives youth an opportunity to learn firearm safety and enjoy target shooting, but it also helps teach life skills the youth will use the rest of their lives.  Life skills such as: decision making, awareness, communication, self discipline, goal setting and many, many more, too numerous to list.  If your 4-H club is interested in getting involved with the 4-H Shooting Sports program, please contact Holly Jordan at holly_jordan@ncsu.edu for more information.

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