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Michigan Student Wins Top Honors at World Archery Competition

November 17th, 2011


 

Every now and then a cool piece of news comes across our desk that we just have to share! This is one of those stories…

The National Archery in the Schools Program is designed to introduce target archery in 4th thru 12th grade physical education classes during the school day. To date, nearly 500 Michigan schools representing 75 counties have adopted the program. Nationwide millions of students have safely participated in the program.  At the Natural Resources Commission meeting on November 10th, Director Rodney Stokes presented a special award honoring one of the program’s shining stars, Emily Bee.

Emily is a sophomore at Hartland High School and recently participated in National Archery in the Schools Program World Tournament held near Orlando, Florida. Emily scored a 292 out of a possible 300 in her division, which earned her the title of female world champion. The Hartland team ranked 4th overall. Not to be forgotten is Emily’s brother, Chris, who took second in the middle school division scoring 291.

MUCC congratulates both Emily and Chris on their impressive accomplishments! And many thanks to their coaches and parents for encouraging their participation!

To find out more about the NASP in Michigan, visit http://mi.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10369_42169—,00.html.

  • S. Hatch

    Archery shooting is a great sport, even for non-hunters. My sons and I were in a traditional bow league for several years. It was so much fun for me as a mom. It was almost “zen” like. Thanks MUCC for sharing this news story.

  • Rlkoetje

    THAT IS INCREDIBLE, GLAD I WASN’T SHOOTIN AGAINST THEM!!!!!!!!!!

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