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Archery Club picks up national honour

Written by on 25 July 2018

Club hits its target with Award!

Sittingbourne Community College Archers have been awarded Junior Club of the Year for the 3rd year in a row. The accolade, which recognises the support given to young people while taking part in the sport was presented at the Junior National Championships.

Members attended a ceremony at the Lilleshall National Sports & Conference Centre in Shropshire to collect the award.

Lead coach, Founder and Staff Member at the Sittingbourne Community College Adam Kenyon told BRFM “I’m very proud of the club and its Archers, they work so hard and enjoy and take pride in what they do”

“we’ve got a good group of seniors who help make sure they all get the opportunities they can, it means alot to receive this award because it’s something to be proud of”

Mr Kenyon told BRFM that the club supports young people from the Swanstree Avenue based school and the sport helps them develop other skills such as communication and maths.

The team also took home three top prizes and one third place trophy during the competition which was help at the Shropshire venue.

Emily Exten, Harry Stew & Jack Summers from the club all took home first prizes from the competition, while Rebbeca Stevenson picked up an award for third place.

The club meets every Wednesday & Friday from 3pm until 8pm and Saturdays from 10am – 3pm.

The Sittingbourne Community College will host the Kent Youth and Adults Para Archery Championships on Saturday 28th July.