April 27, 2018

Picayune places six archers on the 2018 AIMS All State

Submitted by Jason Childs

The Picayune Maroon Tide Archery Team recently had six archers selected to the 2018 Archery

In Mississippi Schools (AIMS) All State Archery Team.


The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks  is the driving force behind AIMS. 

The program, which began in 2005 with 10 schools, is now over 500 schools and in over

50 counties with more than 80,000 students participating each year.


Those selected from Picayune were: William Smith, Jonathan Gallo, Madyson Canulette,

Jordan Barrack, Helena Hebert, and Madisen Milliet were selected based on their outstanding

performances at the South State and State Archery Championships.

Pictured (L-R): Coach Childs, Jordan Barrack, Madisen Milliet, Jonathan Gallo, Helena Hebert,

Madyson Canulette, Coach Griffith


On Saturday, April 21 they traveled to Copiah-Lincoln Community College to participate in

the 2nd Annual AIMS All Star Shootout.  Each archer represented Picayune very well by

posting the following scores:

Jonathan Gallo – 286

Madisen Milliet – 284

Madyson Canulette – 276

Helena Hebert – 276

Jordan Barrack – 275


William Smith was unable to attend due to participating in the First Robotics Championship

in Houston TX.


Separately, two of these archers were also selected by the Clarion Ledger  as part of their

All State Archery Team.   Jonathon Gallo was selected to the first team and William Smith

was selected to the second team.