May 2012 Terrebonne Parish 4-H News

Cherie Roger, Pitre, Ashly  |  5/17/2012 11:32:12 PM

Terrebonne Parish Shooting Sports Team

4-H Shooting Sports Program

The 4-H shooting sports program in Terrebonne Parish is part of the State and National Outdoor Skills program. The 4-H Shooting Sports program is an educational activity to teach firearm safety to 4-H youth and to help them improve their marksmanship and help them enjoy outdoor activities. It uses positive learning and interaction with youth and adult role models. The 4-H Shooting Sports program is open to 4-H'ers in the 4th-12th grades. The Terrebonne Parish program consists of two disciplines (areas) for youth: Shotgun and Archery.

The program is taught by certified volunteer instructors who have completed intense training. The instructors meet with the youth at least once a week beginning in January through April.

The mission of the Terrebonne 4-H Shooting Sports Program is to assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes so that they may become self-directing, productive, and contributing members of society.

Congratulations Trey Beattie, Kade Breaux, Thomas Callais, Ross Carroll, Connor Chaisson, Thad Cornes, Ian Duplantis, Katie Faulk, Caleb Garner, Jacob Garner, Gaven Guidry, Brice Pellegrin, Preston Perez, Jayson Ray, Wayne Ray, Joshua Smith, Hunter Soudelier, Jeremy Thibodeaux. Barry Trahan, Gage Trahan, Gabbie Triche, Macayla Triche, Ty Triche, Jacob Vincent, and Emma Westbrook for participating in Terrebonne Parish Shooting Sports.

The Terrebonne Parish Shooting Sports program would like to send a BIG CLOVER THANKS to Tri Parish Sporting Clays for allowing them to practice at their facility. Special thanks also goes out to ALL volunteers who make this program possible: Parrish Triche (Terrebonne Shooting Sports Coordinator and instructor), Mike Authement (Lafourche Parish Shooting Sports Coordinator and instructor), Charlie Williamson (instructor), Jeff Smith (instructor), Ronnie Triche (instructor), and Joe Thibodaux (volunteer). Thanks to Friends of the NRA, Embroidery by Ellen, Maddens Cable Service, Oil States, PWR and Tri Parish Sporting Clays for donating money to assist the parish in buying supplies, team shirts, registration fees and other expenses.

To become a participant in the shooting sports program, youth must be enrolled in 4-H. To find out more about the program or how to join 4-H, please contact the parish 4-H office.

4-H Seniors

The Terrebonne Parish 4-H Program would like to congratulate all 4-H graduating seniors and wish them the best of luck! We have enjoyed working with all of you throughout your 4-H career. Thanks for committing to the 4-H program through your senior year.

Ellender High Shcool– Bridget Dupre , Angelica Tran

HL Bourgeois High School– Macie Acosta, Ashley Allemand, Peyton Beattie, Kabrina Do, Taylor Hernandez, Mi Lam, Michaela LeBoeuf, Meagan McDonald, Neil Monnier, Randi Olivier, Zachary Poincon, Sarah Use’

South Terrebonne High School– Andrew Bascle, Waylon Charrier, Jeanne– Morgan Gernon, Brooke Lebouef

Terrebonne High School– Ariel Bergeron, Myra Jefferson, Olivia Portier, Paige Qualkenbush, Tiana Stewart

Upcoming events:

June 19-22 - 4-H University- Baton Rouge, LA
June 25- 27 - Southeast District Horse Show- Baton Rouge, LA
July 9-13 - 4-H Summer Camp- Pollock, LA
July 10-14 - State Horse Show- Monroe, LA
July 30- August 3 - LOST Camp- Pollock, LA

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