Congratulations Taylor Gibson!

2018-04-02T08:17:05+00:00April 2nd, 2018|

Congratulation’s to our National Champion, Cadet Taylor Gibson. Taylor became the first junior shooter to repeat as the All-Service JROTC Precision National Champion in its history. Taylor won the day 1 competition, the day 2 competition and the combined. She set 2 more national records as well. She now holds the Army JROTC and all Junior Shooter record for a 1 day with final score of 699.9, beating her previous record of 689.8 as well as the 2 day with final score of 1293.3, beating her previous best of 1291.1. Taylor established the record in last years National Championship by shooting a record 597 out of 600 on day 1 and winning the competition by 10 points. This year, she tied her 597 out of 600 on day 2 and won the combined match by 12 points. Because of her amazing performance, Taylor was offered full rides to West Point and The Air Force Academy, on the spot, and will be blue chipped if she accepts, almost guaranteeing her nomination to a Service Academy.

See more in an article from the statesman journal below: 

https://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/sports/2017/04/26/north-salems-taylor-gibson-sets-national-air-rifle-record/100940446/