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Brad Bonardelli

City & state: Swartz Creek, Mich.

Name of school: Linden Middle School

Grade in school: 8th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: soccer, track, cross country, hunting

At what age did you start shooting? 14

How did you get involved in shooting? My friend Jaycob from school wanted me to come shoot trap.

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? Linden SC

What gun do you use? Remington 11-87 Sportsman

Parentsí names: Jeff and Dawn

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? brother Danny, friend Jaycob

What do you like most about shooting? breaking targets

What is the hardest part of shooting? hitting targets that go hard right and left

 

Danny Bonardelli

City & state: Swartz Creek, Mich.

Name of school: Linden High

Grade in school: 10th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: fishing, hunting, soccer

At what age did you start shooting? 16

How did you get involved in shooting? through a friend

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? Linden

What gun do you use? Remington 870 Express 12 gauge

Parentsí names: Jeff and Dawn

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? brother Brad

What do you like most about shooting? hitting them

What is the hardest part of shooting? hitting hard ones to the side

 

Jacob Bradburn

City & state: Grand Blanc, Mich.

Name of school: Grand Blanc West Middle School

Grade in school: 8th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: camping, fishing, hunting, band, video games, football, baseball, Boy Scouts

At what age did you start shooting? 12

How did you get involved in shooting? through Linden SC

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at Linden SC

What gun do you use? club gun

Parentsí names: Steve and Seneca

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? cousin Luke, friend Nick Dubiel

What do you like most about shooting? shooting with my friends

What is the hardest part of shooting? hitting the target

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? I have learned how to properly handle a gun and how to clean it.

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? I have learned about safety, teamwork and self-respect.

 

Lucas Bradburn

City & state: Fenton, Mich.

Name of school: St. John the Evangelist

Grade in school: 8th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: hunting, fishing, baseball, Boy Scouts

At what age did you start shooting? 11

How did you get involved in shooting? my dad

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? Linden SC

What gun do you use? Remington 11-87 Premier Trap

Parentsí names: William and Kathleen

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? dad William

What do you like most about shooting? It is fun and challenging.

What is the hardest part of shooting? keeping my head down

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? I have learned about the different types of misfires.

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

 

Kendrick Carbary

City & State: Fenton, Mich.

Name of school: Andrew G. Schmidt Middle School

Grade in school: 7th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: fishing, hunting, football, track, riding bikes

At what age did you start shooting? 7

How did you get involved in shooting? My uncle showed me how to shoot his U10, and I got hooked.

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at Grand Blanc HC and grandmotherís house

What gun do you use? Remington 11-87

Parentsí names: Bob and Kenda

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? dad Robert; uncles John Carbary, Kevin Lewis, Pat Carbary; grandfather Ken Lewis

What do you like most about shooting? seeing the clay explode and hearing the big bang

What is the hardest part of shooting? hitting the target

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? teamwork

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? telling my friends not to mess around with guns

 

Brandon Doherty

City & state: Fenton, Mich.

Name of school: Andrew G. Schmidt Middle School

Grade in school: 7th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: football, wrestling, swimming, hunting, fishing

At what age did you start shooting? 9

How did you get involved in shooting? with my dad

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at Fenton Sportsmanís Club

What gun do you use: 12 gauges, 870 Express Mag Pump

Parentsí names: Mike and Amy

What is the hardest part of shooting? leading

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

 

Nick Dubiel

City & state: Fenton, Mich.

Name of school: St. John Fenton

Grade in school: 8th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: hunting, fishing, paintball, basketball, track

At what age did you start shooting? 12

How did you get involved in shooting? My dad and uncles taught me to shoot.

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at Linden SC

What gun do you use? Remington 870

Parentsí names: Alan and Renee

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? dad Alan

What do you like most about shooting? seeing what youíre shooting at burst, and being with friends and family

What is the hardest part of shooting? hitting the target

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? It takes practice, practice, practice; and you can do anything if you try.

 

Brandon Foss

City & state: Linden, Mich.

School name: Linden Middle School

Grade in school: 8th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: basketball

At what age did you start shooting? 13

How did you get involved in shooting? my stepdad

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? Linden SC

What gun do you use? Harrington & Richardson pump action 12 gauge

Parentsí names: Linde and Kenny Boron

What is the hardest part of shooting? aiming

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? where to point your gun while shooting

 

Alex Holtslander

City & state: Linden, Mich.

Name of school: Lake Fenton Middle School

Grade in school: 7th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: football, basketball, paintball, airsoft, riding motorcycles

At what age did you start shooting? 12

How did you get involved in shooting? Someone asked me to shoot.

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? Shoot at Linden SC

What gun do you use? club gun

Parentsí names: Herbert and Charlene

What do you like most about shooting? trying to hit all the targets

 

Jacob Carl Holtslander

City & state: Linden, Mich.

Name of school: Lake Fenton

Grade in school: 10th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: football, working on cars

At what age did you start shooting? 11

How did you get involved in shooting? through my uncle

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at Linden SC

What gun do you use? Remington 870 pump

Parentsí names: Herbie and Charlene

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? uncle Rick Holtslander

What do you like most about shooting? fun

What is the hardest part of shooting? waiting

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? Keep the breach open.

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

 

Jacob Hoyes

City & State: Swartz Creek, Mich.

Name of school: Linden Middle School

Grade in school: 8th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: camping, track, cross country, Boy Scouts

At what age did you start shooting? 11

How did you get involved in shooting? my dad

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at Linden SC

What gun do you use? Beretta 391 Teknys 12 gauge

Parentsí names: John and Sue

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? My dad John has been shooting for a long time.

What do you like most about shooting? the feel of being No. 1 on your team.

What is the hardest part of shooting? shooting consistently

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? Always point, aim, and load the gun correctly every time you shoot.

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? Always be consistent in your work.

 

Tyler Keeble

City & state: Linden, Mich.

Name of school: Linden Middle School

Grade in school: 7th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: football, track, building model cars

At what age did you start shooting? 12

How did you get involved in shooting? My dad got me a shotgun and started with a hand-thrower.

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at my dadís friendís house

What gun do you use? Remington 870 pump 12 gauge

Parentsí names: George and Laura

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? dad George

What do you like most about shooting? hitting the target

What is the hardest part of shooting? keeping the gun steady

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? Keep your eyes on the target.

 

Robert Perry

City & state: Fenton, Mich.

Name of school: Fenton High

Grade in school: 9th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: wrestling

At what age did you start shooting? 11

How did you get involved in shooting? My dad shoots a lot.

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at Linden SC

What gun do you use? Beretta 391

Parentsí names: Ken and Laura

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? dad Ken, friend Shane Venus

What do you like most about shooting? the excitement of shooting at something and hitting it

What is the hardest part of shooting? keeping my head down on the gun

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? Always keep your gun pointed downrange.

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? hunting birds, to follow through and keep both eyes open

 

Brittany Stewart

City & state: Linden, Mich.

Name of school: Linden

Grade in school: 7th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: horseback riding, church activities

At what age did you start shooting? 12

How did you get involved in shooting? my grandfather

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at Linden SC

What gun do you use? Beretta 390 12 gauge

Parentís name: Pat

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? Pat, Mark, Dave and Matt

What do you like most about shooting? sending time with my grandpa

What is the hardest part of shooting? keeping my head down

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? Do not rest the gun on your foot.

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? Pay attention all the time.

 

Shane Venus

City & state: Fenton, Mich.

Name of school: Fenton Senior High

Grade in school: 12th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: hunting, fishing, paintball, all outdoor activities

At what age did you start shooting? 15

How did you get involved in shooting? I heard about it through a friend.

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at Linden SC

What gun do you use? Remington 11-87 Premier 12 gauge

Parentsí names: Mark and Nancy

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? dad Mark, family friend Robert Perry

What do you like most about shooting? Itís fun and can be very rewarding. There is always something to be learned.

What is the hardest part of shooting? handling a miss

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? Iíve known a lot about it, but this has taught me more about gun safety around larger numbers of people.

 


 

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