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Derek Brown

City & state: Tina, Mo.

Name of school: Tina-Avalon

Grade in school: 12th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: basketball, Xbox

At what age did you start shooting? 14

How did you get involved in shooting? friend told me

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at our local traphouse

What gun do you use? Remington 1100 12 gauge

Parentsí names: Kevin and Jeanie

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? friends Spencer, Frank, Clint, Cody

What do you like most about shooting? meeting new people and seeing your friends do well

What is the hardest part of shooting? shooting in the cold

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? Donít have shells in your gun until youíre ready to shoot.

 

Zachary Huffmon

City & state: Tina, Mo.

Name of school: Tina-Avalon

Grade in school: 8th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: basketball, baseball, bike riding, FCCLA, FFA

At what age did you start shooting? 12

How did you get involved in shooting? I moved to a new town where there was a trap club that a lot of my new friends were involved in, and they encouraged me to join.

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at individual-owned trap, belong to Tater Creek

What gun do you use? Browning Citori Special Trap

Parentsí names: Jeff and Jenny

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? John and Kathy Ray, friends and coaches; friends Garrett Ray, Spencer Hussey, Wes and Frank Johnson, Lee Rucker, Dillon McCracken, Dale Weidner, Dakota Matthews, Cody Lightfoot, Michelle Wooden, John and David Dieth

What do you like most about shooting? competiveness, meeting new people, being able to shoot with my friends

What is the hardest part of shooting? concentration, the wind, winning

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? keep gun barrel off toes; point gun in safe direction; keep barrel open and donít load until my turn to shoot

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? Concentration is important. Trapshooting has made me think more about going on to college and furthering my education.

 

Spencer Hussey

City & state: Tina, Mo.

Name of school: Tina-Avalon

Grade in school: 12th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: softball, riding a 4-wheeler

At what age did you start shooting? 10

How did you get involved in shooting? parents

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at individual-owned trap, belong to Tater Creek

What gun do you use? Browning BT-99

Parentsí names: Rick Hussey and Kathy Ray

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? mom Kathy, stepdad John, brother Garrett

What do you like most about shooting? winning, being around friends

What is the hardest part of shooting? winning

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? point gun in safe direction, keep gun opened, donít load until your turn to shoot, keep gun barrel off of toes

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? making friends, and responsibility

 

Frank Johnson

City & state: Chillicothe, Mo.

Name of school: Tina-Avalon

Grade in school: 12th

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

At what age did you start shooting? 8

How did you get involved in shooting? family

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at individual-owned trap

What gun do you use? BT 99

Parentsí names: Donald and Cathy

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

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

What is the hardest part of shooting? finding time to practice; expense

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? Donít rest gun on toe.

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

 

Wes Johnson

City & state: Chillicothe, Mo.

Name of school: Tina-Avalon

Grade in school: 8th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: basketball, baseball, softball, track, hunting, fishing

At what age did you start shooting? 8

How did you get involved in shooting? family

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at individual-owned trap

What gun do you use? Browning Citori XT

Parentsí names: Donald and Cathy

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

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

What is the hardest part of shooting? expense; finding time to practice

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

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? Work hard, focus, follow through.

 

Cody Lightfoot

City & state: Bogard, Mo.

Name of school: Tina-Avalon

Grade in school: 10th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: riding 4-wheelers, basketball, weight lifting, playing guitar, track, FFA

At what age did you start shooting? hunting age 5, trap age 13

How did you get involved in shooting? by hunting with my dad

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? Tina-Avalon Trapshooters

What gun do you use? Browning Citori XT O/U

Parentsí names: Trenneth and Wendy

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? a lot of friends

What do you like most about shooting? competition, spending time with friends and other shooters

What is the hardest part of shooting? mounting my gun the same every time and shooting in the wind

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? I learned to always have my gun open when changing stations or just walking around.

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? I have learned to concentrate through all 100 targets, and if you do, it will improve your score. You can apply that in school with your grades. If you concentrate hard all through school, it will improve your chances of getting a good job some day.

 

Dakota Mathews

City & state: Hale, Mo.

Name of school: Tina-Avalon

Grade in school: 8th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: hunting, shooting a bow, track, basketball

At what age did you start shooting? 4

How did you get involved in shooting? My dad let me shoot when we were hunting.

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? Tina-Avalon Trapshooters

What gun do you use? Traditions 12 gauge O/U

Parentsí names: Vince and Amy

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? My whole family shoots a gun.

What do you like most about shooting? the feel of being with our friends and shooting blue rock

What is the hardest part of shooting? the Number 1 and 5 shooting spots

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? the way to hold and shoot a gun, the safety of the shooting range: eye protection, ear plugs, one shotgun shell in at a time

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? control and concentration to hit the target

 

Dillon McCracken

City & state: Hale, Mo.

Name of school: Tina-Avalon High School

Grade in school: 9th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: golfing, hunting, softball

At what age did you start shooting? 13

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

What gun do you use? Browning Citori XT Trap

Parentsí names: Marty and Debbie

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? step cousin Drew Sheetz

What do you like most about shooting? traveling

What is the hardest part of shooting? hitting the target

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? Keep your gun on safety and opened while you are not shooting.

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? Donít get a bad attitude.

 

Garrett Ray

City & state: Tina, Mo.

Name of school: Tina-Avalon

Grade in school: 8th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: basketball, track, agriculture, mowing

At what age did you start shooting? 10

How did you get involved in shooting? parents

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at individual-owned trap, belong to Tater Creek

What gun do you use? Browning XT combo

Parentsí names: John and Kathy

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? parents

What do you like most about shooting? competing, being with friends

What is the hardest part of shooting? winning

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? Keep gun open; point in safe direction; keep barrel off toes; keep unloaded when moving.

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

 

Lee Rucker

City & state: Tina, Mo.

Name of school: Tina-Avalon R-II

Grade in school: 7th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: hunting, fishing, basketball, track, baseball, Quiz Bowl

At what age did you start shooting? 6

How did you get involved in shooting? friends and family

What club do you belong to, and where do you shoot? shoot at individual-owned trap

What gun do you use? Traditions 12 gauge O/U

Parentís names: James and Ronda

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? friends Garrett Ray, Wes Johnson, Zach Huffmon, Dale Weidner

What do you like most about shooting? trying to break 100 straight and being with my friends

What is the hardest part of shooting? staying focused

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? Keep the gun open at all times when not shooting.

Have you learned anything in shooting that you can apply to other areas of your life? to be friendly, kind and considerate to others

 

Drew Sheetz

City & state: Tina, Mo.

Name of school: Tina-Avalon

Grade in school: 12th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: hunting, basketball, track

At what age did you start shooting? 14

How did you get involved in shooting? friends

What gun do you use? BT-100

Parentsí names: Marta and Travis

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? Clint

 

Levi Tutt

City & state: Dawn, Mo.

Name of school: Tina-Avalon

Grade in school: 12th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: hunting, fishing, working on cars

At what age did you start shooting? 9

How did you get involved in shooting? Our coach came to school and talked to us.

What gun do you use? Model 12

Parentsí names: Ed and Barbie

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? dad Ed, brother Jesse

What do you like most about shooting? I get to be with friends, travel, and meet new people.

What is the hardest part of shooting? the weather and trying to shoot doubles with a pump action

What have you learned about gun safety since being involved in SCTP? Point it in a safe direction.

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

 

Dale Weidner

City & state: Tina, Mo.

Name of school: Tina-Avalon R-II

Grade in school: 8th

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

What gun do you use? Browning Citori XT Trap

Parentsí names: Beth and Caryl

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? friends Garrett, Wes, Lee, Dakota, Zachary

 

Cynthia Wooden

City & state: Dawn, Mo.

Name of school: Tina-Avalon High

Grade in school: 9th

Extracurricular activities and hobbies: shopping, listening to music, softball, track, basketball

At what age did you start shooting? 13

How did you get involved in shooting? My school had a team.

What gun do you use? Winchester Model 12

Parentsí names: Shawn and Dorothy

Do you have any friends/family who shoot? grandfather Jerry Wooden

 

 


 

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