Currituck County’s 4-H Sharpshooters Selected to N.C. 4-H National Team

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Currituck County 4-H Sharpshooters team members Kaitlyn Carey and Bode Fredrick have been selected to represent North Carolina as members of the 4 person, NC State University Rifle Team. Bode and Kaitlyn will compete with the team at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament in Grand Island Nebraska on June 21-26, 2020. Kaitlyn and Bode were alternates on the 2019 N.C. 4-H National Rifle team and traveled to Ellerbe, NC monthly in order to  practice with the State Rifle team. This achievement is a testament not only to these competitors’ high level of dedication and commitment, but also that of their 4-H Club Leader, Kathy Melton, and Coaches Malcolm Murray, Jason Fredrick and Eric Brinkley.

sharp shooters pose for picture with their medals

Congratulations to all Currituck County 4-H Sharpshooters!

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

If you would like more information on this and other 4-H activities and events, please contact the Currituck County 4-H Staff at 252-232-2262.