More than 50 youngsters participated in the Hannibal Area Shooter’s Education Youth BB Gun League program.

More than 50 youngsters participated in the Hannibal Area Shooter’s Education Youth BB Gun League program and Travis Moore, coordinator, said retention was high in the program this year. Less youngsters signed up, but those who did sign up stayed for the entire program.

The program, sponsored by the Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department, met weekly for four months at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. Moore said Shooter’s Education Youth BB Gun League teaches safe firearms handling and teamwork.

There were many awards given out at the end of the season banquet Friday March 8.

Individual awards were:

·         Katherine Painter, Hatton Award (named after Bill Hatton)

·         Andrew

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