Three 4-H members and two 4-H volunteers from Livingston Parish participated in the National 4-H Shooting Sports competition in Grand Island, Nebraska, from June 25-30, 2017.
Hunter Cooper, from Holden High School, competed in the shotgun competition where his team finished in third place.
Westin Cobb, from Walker High School, competed in the recurve archery competition where his team also placed third.
Luke Seguin, from Walker High School, served as a National 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador and volunteer. He led the pledge at the opening ceremony and volunteered on the archery range throughout the week.
Each member had to win their respective state competition in order to qualify for nationals.
Two Livingston 4-H volunteers accompanied the winners on the trip. Harold Seguin was the state compound archery coach, and his team placed second in the competition.
Renette Seguin served as a chaperone for the entire Louisiana delegation.
Cobb and Cooper were two of 29 4-H members from Livingston Parish to compete in the state 4-H Shooting Sports competition in Gonzales from April 19-22, 2017, where they both placed in the top four individuals to earn spots in the national competition.