SCTP Banquets Raise Funds to Support Scholarships & Teams
The SCTP ran several national banquets in March only to see some huge returns and support
by teams and the general public! The largest banquet to date was held Friday, March 16th
in Waterford, WI.
The Wisconsin banquet completed its 5th year running, raising funds for programs and
scholarships administered by the SCTP National organization.This year’s banquets featured
a Henry Rifle with the SCTP logo engraved into the stock. The funds raised from those 2
live auction items (Wisconsin and Iowa) will be given out to lucky recipients of scholarships
in those 2 states. The Wisconsin banquet raised $1,300 and will be recognized as the
“Scherrer Construction” scholarship while the Iowa banquet raised $1,050 and will be
named the “Bobby Wood“ scholarship and awarded to a deserving Iowa athlete!
The Wisconsin banquet had not only local representation but SCTP team representation as
well. Coaches and families from 10 local teams (representing about 700 athletes) in Wisconsin
attended the festivities! The local team (BHS Demons Shooting Team) was the host of this year’s
banquet securing silent auction items and donations from various local businesses in support of
the National organization. In Iowa, the BGM Shotgunners took the lead for their 2nd annual SCTP
National banquet to date! Both teams raised some much needed funds for themselves as well as
local support of their programs.
The 2nd annual Iowa banquet was held at the Manatt Center in Brooklyn, Iowa and was also well
attended and supported by local businesses and people in the community. While this banquet was
the first one run by the current team members and coaches, they did an exceptional job in
securing help and support by the team, parents and others!
In running these banquets, the SCTP also raised funds in support of its foundation, the Scholastic
Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF). Promoting and supporting foundation memberships also helps
secure the future of the SSSF’s programs!
“We couldn’t have been happier with the results of this year’s banquets!” Said Tom Wondrash,
SCTP’s National Director. “These funds are used for several things including new programs and
team support. Scholarships given out to SCTP athletes utilizes the biggest portion of the funds
raised and we absolutely appreciate the help by the teams and families in making this possible”