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    Sam Garvey, Nate Garvey, and Lauretta Compton.
    Special to The Sun
    Seven Wakulla 4-H members recently traveled to Newberry, Florida to compete in the State FITA Match at Easton Newberry Sports Complex.
    The following 4-H members competed: Alex Barlow, Lauretta Compton, Nate Garvey, Sam Garvey, Jenniffer Masters, Kensley Rosier, Keira Thornton.   
    Sam Garvey won the first place blue ribbon in the Novice Division using an unsighted compound bow.  Nate Garvey won the second place ribbon in the Junior Novice Division. Lauretta Compton won the fourth place ribbon in the Intermediate Novice Division.
    Saturday’s match marked the first time in many years that Wakulla County 4-H was represented at a state archery match.  The archers were coached by Julie Carnevale and Christy Pearson.  Special thanks to the NRA Foundation for supporting Wakulla 4-H with an archery equipment grant.   
    Wakulla 4-H Archery is open to youth ages 8 to 18. 4-H enrollment is required.   Wakulla 4-H also offers an archery-focused camp for ages 8 to 12 in July.  For more information about this program or other 4-H programs, please visit our website https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/4-h-youth-development/ or Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/wakulla4h.  4-H is located in the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension office on 84 Cedar Avenue in Crawfordville, program staff can be reached at 850-926-3931.
    Interested in becoming a 4-H volunteer or club leader?  We train volunteers to lead or support 4-H clubs, including archery.  Contact 4-H agent Rachel Pienta at r.pienta@ufl.edu for more information.