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Archery in the Schools provides inclusive program for kids to learn valuable life skills


After two years of not having an in-person state Archery in the Schools tournament to look forward to, students in West Virginia finally have something to be excited about.

The state Archery in the Schools program, which returned to in-person competition this year, is back and more popular than it was before the pandemic.

“The pandemic didn’t slow the program down. Even with schools out, kids were in their backyards with their bows, trying to get together with friends, and practicing. They didn’t let their skills dull because they knew the tournament would be back,” said Chris Scraggs, Archery in the Schools program coordinator.

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