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Tyler Crable

City & state: Bucklin, Kan.

Name of school: Bucklin

Grade in school: 8th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: hunting, football, basketball, track, band, 4-H, church youth group

At what age did you start shooting? 10

How did you get involved in shooting? My dad taught me, and itís something we can do together.

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? Ford Co. 4-H Shooting Sports

What gun do you use? Winchester Super X2

Parentsí names: Steve and Kris

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? dad Steve and brother-in-law Brad Hobby

What do you like most about shooting? spending time with my dad and friends

What is the hardest part of shooting? hitting the target

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? I already had learned a lot about gun safety. SCTP has reinforced those things.

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? Take your time and know what you are doing.

 

Brian Downey

City & state: Wright, Kan.

Name of school: Spearville Elementary

Grade in school: 4th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: hunting, fishing, football, 4-H

At what age did you start shooting? 8

How did you get involved in shooting? through 4-H

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at Dodge City GC

What gun do you use? Remington 870

Parentsí names: Delbert and Barbara

 

Robert Downey

City & State: Wright, Kan.

Name of school: Spearville Middle School

Grade in school: 6th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: hunting, fishing, baseball, football, 4-H

At what age did you start shooting? 10

How did you get involved in shooting? through 4-H

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at Dodge City GC

What gun do you use? Remington 870

Parentsí names: Delbert and Barbara

 

Connor Kinkelaar

City & state: Dodge City, Kan.

Name of school: Comanche Inter.

Grade in school: 6th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: fishing, hunting, sporting clays

At what age did you start shooting? 11

How did you get involved in shooting? 4-H shooting club

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at Dodge City GC

What gun do you use? Remington

Parentsí names: Chris and Bridget

What do you like most about shooting? competition

What is the hardest part of shooting? hitting the targets

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? how to handle and shoot the guns

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? practice

 

Tyler Perkins

City & state: Dodge City, Kan.

Name of school: Dodge City High

Grade in school: 12th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: band, bowling, Teen Play Board

At what age did you start shooting? 16

How did you get involved in shooting? Joe asked me.

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? Dodge City GC

What gun do you use? 12-gauge shotgun and 308 Ruger

Parentsí names: Rod and Brenda

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? coachís son Dylan Vogel

What do you like most about shooting? I can actually do it, and Iím good.

What is the hardest part of shooting? keeping concentrated

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? keeping focused

 

Alex Rudd

City & state: Bucklin, Kan.

Name of school: Bucklin Junior High

Grade in school: 8th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: hunting, fishing, basketball, football, 4-H

At what age did you start shooting? 10

How did you get involved in shooting? Poppy

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? Dodge City, Ford Co. 4-H Shooting Sports

What gun do you use? Beretta 391

Parentsí names: Casey and Leighton

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? grandpa, uncle

What do you like most about shooting? being outside

What is the hardest part of shooting? hitting the target

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? Be very careful.

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? take time, be patient

 

Dylan Vogel

City & state: Dodge City, Kan.

Name of school: Sacred Heart

Grade in school: 6th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: hunting, fishing, racing, baseball, farming, mowing, Custom Harvest (driving grain cart)

At what age did you start shooting? 4

How did you get involved in shooting? dad

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? Farm and Gun Club

What gun do you use? Beretta 391 Optima

Parentsí names: Joe and Nancy

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? grandpa Pete, uncle John, dad Joe, aunts and cousins

What do you like most about shooting? everything

What is the hardest part of shooting? waiting my turn

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? My dad is a safety instructor for the state in huntersí education. I have learned to keep the muzzle clean so it is safe to fire.

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? to keep a positive attitude

           


 

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