Journal staff report
10:06 AM EST, March 6, 2013
Three Jessamine County teams are set to attend the 2013 National Archery in the Schools (NASP) state championship on March 18-19.
The event, held at the International Convention Center In Louisville, will host local’s East and West Jessamine High School, along with West Jessamine Middle School.
“We’re anticipating about 3,500 student archers from more than 150 Kentucky schools,” said Patrick O’Connell, state NASP coordinator. “Elementary, middle and high school students will compete for individual and team awards.”
This year’s event will be the 12th state tournament in the program’s history. Competition is set to begin each day at 9 a.m. Admission is $5 for those 12 years of age and older.
“We’re still looking for that first perfect score of 300 points in the state championship,” O’Connell said.
For those interested in acquring more information, e-mail Brenda Hill at: Brenda.Hill@ky.gov.