Posted September 4, 2015 1:40 pm by Comments

By Justin Stakes

Virgin Islands Archery Association (VIAA)

By: Kevin Dixon

From Left to Right: Ritseeniyah Georges-Haughton (Rits; she will be the coordinator contact for BVI), David Foster, Mashauna Lake-Farrington, Patrick Smith and Philip Oliver.
National Archery in the Schools Program
National Archery in the Schools Program

Nashville, TN -(AmmoLand.com)- On Thursday August 27, 2015 the British Virgin Islands officially became the newest Country in NASP.

Even Tropical Storm Erika couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm for NASP in the BVI. The training went on even though the British Virgin Island Government (including all schools) shut down on day three of the training.

Four dedicated teachers and program staff members still made it to the training. All passed and became certified instructors. When the training ended last Thursday, the British Virgin Islands officially became NASP BVI. The Virgin Island Archery Association (VIAA) Board Members, pictured below, made up the certified NASP Basic Archery Instructor Trainer list and will oversee the program for the Country.

Patrick Smith and Philip Oliver contacted NASP President Roy Grimes in May asking how they could bring the program to the British Virgin Islands; discussions and planning followed and before long the details were finalized. Thanks to VIAA the training quickly filled with five Basic Archery Instructor Trainers …read more

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