The Iron County 4-H Sharpshooters gathered at the Amasa Recreation Center on Sunday, April 14 as two teammates received a Special Tribute from the State of Michigan that was presented by 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda.
Amasa—State Representative for the 110th District, Scott Dianda visited the Iron County 4-H Sharpshooters at the Amasa Recreation Center on Sunday, April 14 to present Jesse Thoreson and Alex Nelson with a Special Tribute from the State of Michigan.
The two youth will be attending the Shooting Sports National Invitational in Nebraska on June 23-28.
In making the presentation, Dianda said, “We really are proud of Alex and Jesse and what they have accomplished, and what they show to all the rest of the youth sporting organizations. We are in full support of the 4-H youth shooting program. We are very proud to have them represent us across the State and encourage all the other youth in the area to come and get involved. It is also a credit to the area and is very nice that Hematitie Township is in partnership with the youth program. ”
The Special Tribute was presented, in part, for excellence shown, for talent and had work, and for outstanding examples of the rewards gained for many hours of practice. They were also congratulated as for outstanding accomplishments as student athletes. Jesse is a junior at Forest Park High School. Alex is a junior at West Iron County High School and is also the current Miss Iron County.