Nations registers as first Archery school club in Guyana

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Nicholas Hing, Head of Archery Guyana, presented to Nations Director, Pamela O’Toole, with their official certificate of registration and affiliation together with a bow and arrow set.

The institution is now recognized by Archery Guyana as ‘School of the Nations Archers’.

O’Toole expressed her joy and enthusiasm at having the opportunity to introduce and develop this new sport to the students together with Archery Guyana.

She was also delighted to have the school be registered as the first-ever archery club in Guyana and looks forward to many competitions with other school clubs.

The Director thanked Kenrick Cheeks, the school’s Physical Education teacher, who has already begun learning the fundamentals of the sport for taking the lead to bring the sport into the school.

Kenrick Cheeks shooting the PVC Olympic-styled bow

Archery Guyana has been working to introduce the sport of archery into schools for some time now and hopes that School of the Nations is the first of many school clubs.

According to a release, Archery Guyana envisions developing the sport within the school environment with the aim of discovering and encouraging athletes from the primary levels all the way to the university levels.

Thereby ensuring the widest possible participation in its effort to find the best Archer to represent Guyana Internationally and specifically in the Olympic Games.

Archery Guyana commits to providing the necessary training for instructors and certified coaches, both junior and senior.

With this in mind, Archery Guyana sees archery as an additional event at school sports; Inter-house, Inter-schools, and Nationals, thereby fostering a competitive spirit among students and the camaraderie that archery is internationally known for.

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