Taking aim

A rifleman takes aim at the annual clay shoot.

The Tyrone Area FFA Chapter held its annual Clay Shoot Sunday, October 6 at the Warriors Mark Wingshooting Lodge and Kennels in Ginter, Pa. One hundred people in total attended the event, with 72 shooters, 13 FFA members, and 15 additional guests who observed and enjoyed the day.

Using the Lewis Class Scoring System, the chapter would like to congratulate the following participants who won their classes: Class A- John Kephart, Class B- Ron Ayers Jr., Class C- Tim Ashcroft, Class D- Kevin Ferner, Class E- George Letcher, and Overall Highest Junior Shooter- Wade Hendrickson. The winning participants will each receive a $25 gift card.

“I liked getting the chance to shoot and winning made it even better,” commented junior FFA member Hendrickson.

Everyone who attended the event reported having a great time and said that they were happy to have attended. Some guests visited to observe participants shoot, to socialize, and to enjoy the lunch. FFA members who worked served as trappers, group leaders, and sometimes scorers for the participating shooting groups.

Chapter president Kaylee Updike reflected on the day and said, “I think it was a great day overall. Everyone had a lot of fun and this year’s shoot was a success!”

The Tyrone Area FFA Chapter would like to especially thank the following sponsors who helped make the day a success: Supreme Level- Bonney Forge Corporation, C Beard Oil, Inc., C & L Lawn Care Inc., DEKALB, D&S Transportation and Safety, Duke Energy Renewables, Evergreen Farms, Inc. and the Harpster Families, Exposed Grafix, Forney Group/ Fulton Financial Advisors, GNP Turning Point Woodworking, Lytle’s Transfer & Storage Inc., Spruce Creek Tavern, Thistle Creek Farm, Timber Ridge Livestock, Tyrone American Legion Post 281, and Warriors Mark Fencing & Summit Ag Systems; Gold Level- Cabinet Fashions, LLC; Silver Level- DelGrosso’s Family of Companies; and Bronze Level- Farmers Insurance — Billie J. Friday Agency, Hilecrest Farm LLC, Hoober Inc., Canter Lane Farm, Tyrone Milling, and Msgr. Edward O’Malley Council of the Knights of Columbus.

 

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