The NRA Foundation Awards 2022 State Fund Grant to the McGraw High School Clay Target League Team

McGraw High School Clay Target League Trap Team. (Photo Source: NRA Foundation & McGraw Clay Target Team).

Press release from the NRA Foundation.

The NRA Foundation has awarded the McGraw High School Clay Target League Team a grant valued at $400 in the form of five cases of ammunition to benefit the team.  "We are thrilled to be recipients of another grant," said the coaches. “Securing ammunition for our team is fundamental to our success, and we are truly grateful for the support of the NRA.”

The students happily accepted the granted ammunition.  They are in the midst of their third season, currently ranking in the top of Conference 2A against eight other high schools.  Seventeen students are expected to compete in the 2022 New York State High School Clay Target League State Tournament in Bridgeport, NY for Trap which will be held on June 27, 2022.  McGraw School also expects to have several individuals and hopefully a team represented at the USA High School Clay Target League National Championship in Michigan. 

“The Clay Target team is an extremely popular extra-curricular in our high school,” says Melinda McCool, Superintendent of Schools.  “We are very grateful to the NRA for the support of our team.  As an avid hunter, I am pleased with the efforts of our coaches and parents to encourage our children to participate safely and with respect.”

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