Currituck County’s 4-H Sharpshooters Selected to NC 4-H National Team

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Currituck County 4-H Sharpshooters team member Tucker Melton has been selected to represent North Carolina, as a member of the 4-person NC State Rifle Team. Tucker will compete with the team at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament in Grand Island Nebraska, June 24–29 2019. Tucker was an alternate on last years Rifle team and has traveled to Ellerbe NC monthly in order to practice with the State Rifle team.

Tucker has been a member of the Currituck County Sharp Shooters 4-H Club since its inception and competes both individually and as a member of the Senior Rifle, Shotgun and Small Bore Pistol Teams.

Currituck 4-H Sharpshooters Kaitlyn Carey and Bode Fredrick also competed at National Team tryouts and were both selected as alternates to this years Rifle team. They will also travel to Ellerbe, NC for monthly team practice, training, and instruction in anticipation of being selected for the team next October.

Congratulations to all Currituck County 4-H Sharpshooters!

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                  From Left to Right: Kaitlyn Carey, Bode Fredrick, Tucker Melton

The 4-H Shooting Sports program offers young people a positive experience in shooting sports and promotes the safe sport of hunting and firearms safety. For more information on 4-H Shooting Sports or other 4-H programs, contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center at 252-232-2261 or email sherry_Fischlschweiger@ncsu.edu.