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December 16, 2014DNR awards scholarships for youth skeet, trap event

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) sponsored the largest youth skeet and trap competition held to date in the Palmetto State on Dec. 13. One hundred fifty-seven youth shot at Mid-Carolina Gun Club in Calhoun County in a skeet and trap event that was co-sponsored by 4H Shooting Sports.

DNR awarded two $1000 scholarships to the top graduating senior male and femaleMadison Price competitor. Chandler Gray from Orangeburg Preparatory School was awarded a scholarship as the top Senior Male and Madison Price from Saluda High School was awarded a scholarship as the top Senior Female.

DNR provided ammunition to all participants and paid for clay target fees for this event. Students from the S.C. Independent School Association (SCISA) also competed at this event, which SCISA recognized as their state championship for skeet.

If your school is interested in starting a youth shooting team, please contact DNR or visit our webpage.

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