Pennsylvania Game News - January 2011 - 44
Township; and Timothy J. Conners of Monroeville, Allegheny County, took a 549-pounder on Nov. 4, in West Keating Township. Robert Ehle of Orefield, Lehigh County, who was the successful bidder for the Elk Conservation Tag, har-
vested a 5x6 on Oct. 7, in Shippen Township, in Cameron County. Ehle purchased the Conservation Elk Tag during the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s national conference in early 2010, and was able to hunt from Sept. 1-Nov. 6.
Halifax School District and PGC bring NASP to local students
GAME Commission officials recently presented Halifax School District officials with two National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) kits that will be incorporated into the school’s physical education curriculum and be used by the school district’s Archery Club. The kits, each containing 12 bows (10 right-handed and two lefthanded), 120 arrows and five targets, were purchased using $3,000 in grants from the Game Commission and $3,000 in grants from the Easton Sports Development Foundation, leaving the school district’s cost at only $142. Jared Shade, Halifax High School teacher and archery club advisor, said “The archery program teaches discipline and safety, and enhances our physical education curriculum for students with a genuine interest in shooting sports and the outdoors, and we are looking forward to competing with other schools in NASP events.” Julie Imes, PGC Outreach Coordinator who oversees NASP for the agency, noted that, according to figFIRST ROW, left to right: Brock Jones, Zach Seiders and Mason Hoover. Second row, left to right: Jared Shade, teacher and Halifax Archery Club Advisor; Gabrielle Reed; Kelsie Bainbridge; Tyler Sweigard; Julie Imes, PA Game Commission Outreach Coordinator.
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