Currituck County 4-H Sharp Shooters
The Currituck County 4-H Sharp Shooters participated in the 2016 NC Eastern Regional Shooting Sports Qualifier on August 20th at the Eastern 4-H Center in Columbia, NC.
The 4-H Shooting Sports program exists to offer the young people of our state a positive experience in the shooting sports program and promote the safe sport of hunting and shooting. Participants can compete in shotgun, archery, rifle, air pistol, air rifle and muzzleloading competitions.
The Currituck 4-H Shooting Club had 2 teams participating at the Qualifier. The Senior team consisted of Tucker Melton, Gavin Phillips, Chance Henderson, JB Coulson, and Sam Kurtich. The team participated in Shotgun and Riflery. The Junior team consisted of Izabella Adams, Emma Solley, Noah Belue, and Justin Noon. The Junior team participated in Riflery and Justin Noon participated in Shotgun. Chance Henderson finished in the overall top 5 and has qualified for the State Tournament in Riflery. He will attend the state contest on September 24 and work to qualify for the Nationals.
The 4-H program is the youth education program of North Carolina Cooperative Extension, based at North Carolina State and North Carolina A&T State universities. Each year with the help of over 21,000 adult and youth volunteers, more than 239,000 young people, between the ages of 5 and 19, participate in North Carolina 4-H activities. If you would like more information concerning the Currituck County 4-H program and how your child can become involved, please contact the Currituck County Cooperative Extension office at 252-232-2262.