Sixteen 4-H'ers and four coaches qualified to participate in the National 4-H Shooting Sports Championships in Grand Island, Nebraska after winning Georga 4-H SAFE State Discipline Matches.
The Colquitt County 22 Rimfire Team coached by Doug Loftis included Lance Cooper, Nick David, Kathryn Maxwell and Hannah Stevens.
The Morgan County Compound Archery Team coached by Andy Vaughters included Alex Kuntz, Kevin Smith, Mary Beth Smith and Jacob Vaughters.
The Morgan County Recurve Archery Team coached by Danny Pincus included Riley Elwood, Chloe Garrison, Chris Lott and Ashley Pinncus.
The Putnam County Shotgun Team coached by Brian Marsh included Aaron Copelan, Riley Downs, Samuel Garland and Mitch Marsh.
There was extremely strong competition in all disciplines. The following Georgia 4-H Teams and Individuals received medals: Morgan Recurve Team, 5th overall; Ashley Pinncus, 9th overall in recurve; Morgan Compound Team, 4th overall; Kevin Smith, 6th overall in compound; Jacob Vaughters, 9th overall in compound; Putnam Shotgun, 2nd overall; Aaron Copelan, 3rd overall in shotgun.
Coaches, 4-H'ers, family and friends had a great experience in Grand Island!