Shelby Township, MI – Former SCTP National Champion, Jon Michael McGrath (Tulsa, OK), a resident athlete at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs won the Gold Medal at the 2011 NSSA International Skeet World Championship held at the Tulsa Gun Club this past weekend. Dustin Perry (Lindenwood University) earned the silver medal, followed by Morgan Craft (Lindenwood University) who won bronze.

Jon Michael McGrath is 19 years old and a graduate of Bishop Kelley High School. He started shooting skeet at his first Boy Scout summer camp. McGrath is a member of the USA Shooting National Team. This past March he won the Gold Medal for the United States at the ISSF World Cup in Sydney, Australia. This is McGrath’s second time to win the NSSA International Skeet World Championship. In 2009, McGrath established two new world records posting scores of 199 out of 200 and shooting a perfect match final for a combined total score of 224/225.

In Women’s Skeet, Morgan Craft (Lindenwood University) won the Gold Medal, followed by Riley Moody (Owasso, OK) and Hannah Houston (Columbia, TN), all three are former SCTP athletes as well.

Jon Michael McGrath, Riley Moody, Dustin Perry and Morgan Craft are all members of the USA Team and represented the United States at the International Shooting Sport Federation World Championship this past month in Belgrade, Serbia.

SCTP is the Official Youth Development Clay Target Program for USA Shooting, the National Governing Body for Olympic shooting sports in the United States.

The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) is responsible for all aspects of the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) across the United States, including participant registration, coaches, state coordinators, state and national championships, promotion, communications, websites, public relations and growth strategies The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation exists to raise funding and other resources for Youth Development Programs in the shooting sports industry.

SCTP is a youth development program where adult coaches and volunteers model sportsmanship, responsibility, honesty, ethics, integrity, and team work while using shooting sports programs to teach these and other positive life skills to SCTP athletes.
To learn more about SCTP call (586) 737-0805 or visit their website at www.shootsctp.org.

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