HOPE, AR – The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana Shooting Sports Teams recently competed in the Arkansas Collegiate Shooting Competition in Tillar, Arkansas. The two U of A Hope-Texarkana Shooting Teams, placed 2nd in American Trap, 4th in American Skeet and International Bunker, and 6th in Five Stand shotgun competitions. There were 9 college teams from six colleges participating in the competition including University of Arkansas, U of A Hope-Texarkana, University of the Ozarks, Lyon College, Arkansas State University, and Ecclesia College.
U of A Hope-Texarkana Shooting Sports Team Member Taylor Teague was named the high point shooter of the 2015 Arkansas Collegiate State Clays Championship that was recently held in Tillar, Arkansas at the Delta Resort and Spa. Picture with Teague and his trophy are event organizers Barry Kelly and Chuck Woodson.
U of A Hope-Texarkana Team Member, Taylor Teague was named the high point shooter out of 43 competitors at the 2015 Arkansas Collegiate State Clays Championship. Teague, who is pursuing a certificate in welding at U of A Hope, is from Nashville, Arkansas, where he competed in shooting sports in high school. Teague was eager to join the shooting sports club and compete at the collegiate level. He is a great example of how students in southwest Arkansas have excelled in shooting sports and are excited to compete at the college level.
The College team, sponsored by Smiles of Arkansas and the National Shooting Federation, will be competing over spring break in San Antonio, Texas, at the ACUI Collegiate Championship.
Please help the College congratulate these students on a job well. For more information about U of A Hope-Texarkana, visit the college website at www.uacch.edu.