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WOSC Shooting Team | 2024 ACUI CAA National Champions


Apr 12, 2024 -- maegan.martin
The 2024 National Championship Shooting Sports Team (L to R) Coach Jeremy Pence, Thomas Reimer, Brady Reimer, Paris Spraggins, Tucker Colby, Hunter Martinez, Byron Ford, Baylee Pence, Rustin Fraser, Jacob Yaste, Dillon Lopez, Kya Funkhowser, Shay Skaggs,
The 2024 National Championship Shooting Sports Team (L to R) Coach Jeremy Pence, Thomas Reimer, Brady Reimer, Paris Spraggins, Tucker Colby, Hunter Martinez, Byron Ford, Baylee Pence, Rustin Fraser, Jacob Yaste, Dillon Lopez, Kya Funkhowser, Shay Skaggs,

The Western Shooting team has once again emerged triumphant at the ACUI CAA National Championship, proudly bringing home the championship trophy for the second consecutive year. 

 The Western Shooting team, led by Coach Pence, delivered an outstanding performance across multiple disciplines, locking their status as champions. In the trap event, Rustin Fraser, Thomas Reimer, Baylee Pence, Shay Skaggs, and Dillon Lopez dominated the competition, securing the title of Champion Trap Team with an impressive score of 491 out of 500.

 Continuing their winning streak, the team triumphed in the Sporting Clays event, with Brady Reimer, Byron Ford, Baylee Pence, Shay Skaggs, and Hunter Martinez demonstrating exceptional proficiency to claim the title of Champion Sporting Clays Team with a score of 432 out of 500.

In the Skeet Doubles event, the Western Shooting team once again showcased their talent, with Kya Funkhowser, Dillon Lopez, Rustin Fraser, Baylee Pence, and Hunter Martinez clinching second place with a score of 465 out of 500.

 Individually, Baylee Pence emerged as a standout performer, earning the title of CAA Champion Female for her exceptional performance across multiple events, including trap, sporting clays, and skeet doubles.

The Western Shooting team's success at the ACUI CAA National Championship was a testament to their skill, passion, and dedication to the sport of shooting. As they returned home, they carried the championship trophy with them and a proud Pioneer family.

Additional scores from the competition include: 

 

2nd place Skeet Doubles Team: (Kya FunkhowserDillon Lopez, Rustin, Baylee, Hunter Martinez) 465/500 

4th place Skeet team: (Baylee PenceRustin FraserHunter MartinezTucker ColbyByron Ford) 471/500 

5th place trap doubles team: (Dillon LopezKya FunkhowserBrady ReimerShay SkaggsHunter Martinez) 437/500

 

Individual Class Results

CAA Champion Female: Baylee Pence

 Trap | Men's

Thomas Reimer: 3rd place-class C (after 3 way shoot off for 1st) 99/100-PR

Rustin Fraser was tied for 2nd with 17 other shooters in Class A shooting 99/100, ending as tied for 15th

 Trap | Women's

Baylee Pence: 3rd-class A (after 2 way shoot off for 3rd) 98/100

 Sporting Clays | Women's

Baylee Pence: 3rd-Class C (after 2 way shoot off for 2nd) 90/100

 Skeet Doubles | Women's

Kya Funkhowser: 2nd- Class B 88/100

Baylee Pence: 3rd-Class AA 96/100

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Randall named 2024 Teacher of the Year

May 20, 2024

Western Oklahoma State College is proud to announce that Rachel Randall, a distinguished biology instructor, has been named the 2024 Teacher of the Year. This prestigious award, determined through nominations by the entire student body and a subsequent selection by the Student Senate, recognizes exceptional dedication and excellence in teaching. 

Rachel Randall has consistently demonstrated a profound commitment to her students, both academically and personally. The nominations submitted by students highlight her extraordinary impact on their educational experiences and personal growth. Here are some of the heartfelt comments from students who nominated her: 

"To me, this teacher has been one of the most caring teachers I know on campus, and I think is the most deserving of this award. Not only because they are an amazing teacher but also because they are the most caring human being. Anytime I need help with something they are always there to help me even if they don't know anything about it, they will learn about it just for me. They are always willing to go above and beyond for every single one of their students and I am completely grateful for that!" 

"I have had the privilege of having this teacher for two different classes. They are knowledgeable and caring. They go above and beyond for their students even when they don't have to. There have been countless times when I have gone to this teacher for help in other classes and if they don't know they takes the time to sit with you and look it up, they make sure you leave their office understanding what you didn't understand when you got into their office with the question. They truly care about their students, and them gaining the knowledge they need to succeed." 

Randall's dedication to her students is evident in every interaction, whether in the classroom or during one-on-one consultations. Her willingness to go the extra mile to ensure her students succeed is what makes her a truly remarkable educator and a deserving recipient of this year's Teacher of the Year award.

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