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NVTC Sporting Clays Tournament Benefits NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative

On Monday, July 27, NVTC hosted the Second Annual Veterans Initiative Sporting Clays Tournament at Bull Run Shooting Center in Centreville, Va. Participants enjoyed warm, sunny weather as they competed on the 14-station course.

Now in its second year, this event supported the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative, through the NVTC Foundation. The Veterans Employment Initiative connects veterans to employment opportunities within Virginia's technology community and provides support to member companies in their efforts to hire, train and retain qualified veteran employees.

Competitors.
The NVTC Sporting Clays event was open to all levels and benefitted the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative.

The event was open to all skill levels. Safety and familiarization clinics were offered by staff from the Bull Run Shooting Center prior to the tournament and each team was assigned a guide who rotated through the course with them.

Following the tournament, participants enjoyed a lunch reception and awards presentation, during which NVTC Chair Emeritus David Lucien, who co-chairs the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative, provided updates on its programs and efforts to help NVTC member companies recruit and retain veteran employees.

Dominion winners.
The winning team from this year’s Sporting Clays Tournament was from member company Dominion.

First place in the tournament went to R. Kent Hill, Bryan Smith, Tom Windfree and Marshall Bowdan from Dominion. Second-place honors went to Ed Driscoll, Steve Austin, Chris Parker and John Steinberg from Delex. The third-place finishers were Alice Brown, Lynn Hyde and Matt Fitzgerald of CTSI along with Kristjan Savage from CATMEDIA. Congratulations to Marshall Bowdan from Robert Half International for earning the top individual score.

Congratulations also go to Blue Canopy for winning the Commander’s Cup. The Cup is awarded to the team who participated in both the NVTC Golf and Sporting Clays Tournaments, earning the lowest golf score and highest sporting clays score. AHT Insurance earned second place for the Cup.

Click here for a full gallery of the event.