Sunday, August 9, 2015

MoNASP student archers score at NASP World Archery Tournament

Pictured here, MoNASP student archer fifth-grader Max Wrangler from Sarcoxie R-II took first place in the Elementary Division at the NASP/International Bowhunting Organization 3-D Challenge National Tournament in May in Louisville, Kentucky. In July, Max went on to win his division at the NASP 3D World Challenge in Nashville, Tennessee. CONGRATULATIONS MAX!
176 Missouri student archers from 14 schools participated with several placements, including Max Wrangler from Sarcoxie R-II taking 3D Challenge top score in Elementary Division.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The National Archery in the Schools (NASP) World Tournament and NASP 3D Challenge were held July 22-25 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee. More than 4,870 student archers in grades 4-12 from 292 schools in five different countries competed -- including 176 Missouri students from 14 schools.  
NASP promotes education, self-esteem, and physical activity for students in grades 4-12 through participation in the sport of archery. Since NASP's beginnings in 2002, more than ten million students have participated in the program through 10,000 schools in 47 states and 10 countries.
Missouri student archers participated through the Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program (MoNASP), which is coordinated through the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) in partnership with numerous schools and supporting organizations throughout the state. MoNASP is an affiliate of NASP and also promotes education, self-esteem, and physical activity for students in grades 4-12 through participation in the sport of archery. More than 135,000 Missouri students from 500 schools participate in MoNASP. To learn more, visit the MDC website at http://mdc.mo.gov/education/monasp.
Missouri Archers Score
Eighth-grader Coby Ingram from Summit Lakes Middle School placed 4th out of 1,101 competitors in the Middle School Boys Division at the World Tournament with a score of 293 out of 300. From the High School Division, sophomore Shelby Winslow from Lee’s Summit West High School shot a 291 out of 300, placing her 20th out of 2,238 competitors.
Fifth-grader Max Wrangler from Sarcoxie R-II Elementary School placed 1st overall in the World 3-D Challenge Elementary Division shooting a score of 289 out of a possible 300. He also placed 1st overall in the Elementary Division at the National NASP 3-D Challenge in May. In the High School Division, freshman Joe Wilder from Jefferson City High Schoolplaced 22nd out of 654 competitors.
Participating Missouri Schools were: Billings R-4, Crane High School, George Guffey Elementary, Jefferson City High School, Lee’s Summit West High School , Longview Farm Elementary, Maries County R-2, Our Lady of the Presentation, Salem Middle School , Sarcoxie R-II, St. Martins Catholic School, St. Stanislaus, St. Thomas the Apostle, and Summit Lakes Middle School
For the entire tournament scores, visit nasptournaments.org/TournamentDetail.aspx?tid=875.