NRA Foundation Grant Photo with Students

Salamanca, New York – The NRA Foundation has awarded the Salamanca High School a grant totaling $800.00 to fund shot shells for Salamanca School’s Trap Club, We are very excited about our youth trap club, “said Shawn Canon the Trap Club Coach, ”and pleased that the NRA is making an investment in the youths of our community.”

The Trap Club is open to any student who is 12 years old or older. Students will be taught firearm safety and practice to learn the art of trap shooting. The season usually opens up in February and runs thru mid-April. Students practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays until the competition starts in March. Starting in March students will compete against other schools on Tuesdays and still practice shoot on Thursdays.

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