Shooting club competes at Southern Regional

The St. Mary Parish 4-H Shooting Sports Club competed at the Southern Regional 4-H Youth Shooting Sports competition in Lake Charles.

Youth participants consisted of Ty Chauvin (Junior Advanced Shotgun), Rosemarie Colley (Junior Archery — Genesis and BB Gun), John Davidson (Junior Archery — Genesis and Junior Small-bore Rifle), Ashley Duhon (Senior Archery — Senior Genesis and Senior BB Gun), Joseph Duhon (Junior Archery —Genesis and Junior BB Gun), Sean Fore (Junior Small-bore Rifle), Raven Gary (Junior BB Gun), Liam Guillotte (Junior BB Gun), Abdiel Macias (Junior Archery — Genesis), Michelle Anna Gomez (Junior Archery — Genesis), Cameron McQuilling (Junior Archery — Genesis and Junior Air Rifle), Cassie McQuilling (Junior Archery — Genesis and Junior Air Rifle), Cody Meyerholtz (Junior Shotgun — Modified Trap), Joe’l Pellerin (Senior Archery National — Recurve and Senior Small-bore Rifle), Taylor Stirling (Senior Air Rifle Nationals and Senior Small-bore Rifle) and Jonathan Stovall (BB Gun).

The following youth qualified to compete in the State 4-H Shooting Sports Competition held April 27-29 in Lake Charles; Pellerin (Senior Archery National — Recurve and Senior Small-bore Rifle), Stirling (Senior Air Rifle Nationals and Senior Small-bore Rifle), Gomez (Junior Archery — Genesis), Duhon (Senior Archery — Genesis), Cassie McQuilling (Junior Air Rifle), Cameron McQuilling (Junior Air Rifle), Fore (Junior Small-bore Rifle) and Davidson (Junior Small-bore Rifle).

The local shooting sports program encompasses the initiative goals of volunteer leadership, capacity-building for youth and families and environmental stewardship with commitments from the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center.

Louisiana 4-H Shooting Sports is an active program, attractive to both youth and adults, that uses positive learning and interaction with youth and adult role models. The disciplines are modeled after the National 4-H Shooting Sports Program and are administered by nationally certified state leaders consisting of extension personnel and volunteers.

The Louisiana 4-H Shooting Sports Program’s mission is to help youth acquire knowledge, develop life skills and form attitudes so they may become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society.

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Shooting Range has been a supporter in providing a place for the 4-H’ers to practice and compete.

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