Four MTC law enforcement students win scholarships
BRADENTON -- Four students in the Law Enforcement Academy at Manatee Technical College were awarded $1,000 each from the Dan DiCicco Memorial Scholarship Foundation.
MTC students selected: Nina Fester, Natasha Hindman, Jonathan Rivera, and Maycon Mac-Dowell.
DiCicco was a Pinellas County Sheriff's Office deputy and a graduate of the University of South Florida and Manatee Tech's Law Enforcement Academy.
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While battling Hodgkin's disease, the former high school football star lived his chosen career as a Pinellas deputy and even made the physically demanding SWAT team. He died at age 29 in 2013. His family established a foundation to help students going into law enforcement.
Shooting expert Bill McGuire to give lessons Oct. 12-13
LAKEWOOD RANCH -- Ace shooting expert Bill McGuire will give lessons on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 12-13, after the Harvest Moon Classic at the Ancient Oak Gun Club, 14400 Covenant Way, Lakewood Ranch.
McGuire provides instruction to suit the individual shooter and target. Individual lessons are $150 per hour, group lessons are $100 per person per hour for up to three people. A group of four or five people costs $75 per hour per person. Group lessons are 2 to 4 hours depending on the size of the group.
His major accomplishments include: 2012 world sport trap champion, 2011 NSCA national champion, eight-time All-American, all-around shotgun champion and five-time member of Team USA.
Schedule a lesson: Call 941-745-5900.
-- Herald staff reports