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Congratulations to the 2023 NFAA Member of the Year and Club of the Year!

The NFAA is proud to announce Cinnamon Creek Ranch as the 2023 NFAA Club of the Year and Jason Fevella as the 2023 NFAA Member of the Year.

jason fevella - 2023 NFAA member of the year

The NFAA proudly announces Jason Fevella of Mililani, Hawaii, as the esteemed recipient of the 2023 NFAA Member of the Year Award. This prestigious accolade celebrates Jason's outstanding contributions and unwavering dedication to the sport of archery. Selected from a pool of remarkable nominees, Jason emerged as a frontrunner due to his passion and commitment within the archery community. His tireless efforts have significantly elevated the archery experience for enthusiasts at his local club and beyond.

Keohokea K Cordeira, one of the heartfelt nominators, aptly described Jason as the "cornerstone" of their public range, where he tirelessly champions safety and inclusivity. Often referred to as "Mr. Aloha," Jason's warm demeanor and unwavering support for young archers have fostered a welcoming environment that nurtures growth and camaraderie.

Terrance O'Shea echoed Cordeira's sentiments, highlighting Jason's remarkable initiative in enhancing the infrastructure of their local range. With boundless dedication, Jason spearheads construction projects and diligently maintains facilities, all fueled by his unwavering passion and personal investment. Moreover, Jason's visionary leadership extends statewide, as he orchestrates tournaments and serves as the epitome of professionalism and sportsmanship.

In addition to his remarkable volunteerism at the grassroots level, Jason assumes the crucial role of Hawaii State Director, embodying the essence of an archery ambassador. His exemplary conduct and steadfast advocacy resonate deeply with the NFAA's mission to foster a thriving archery community nationwide. "Jason epitomizes the spirit of excellence and selflessness that defines our most esteemed members," remarked Erika Jones, NFAA Outreach Project Manager. "His unwavering commitment to enhancing the archery experience for all embodies the core values we hold dear. We are immensely proud to honor Jason with this well-deserved recognition."

As the 2023 NFAA Member of the Year, Jason stands as a beacon of inspiration, igniting passion and camaraderie within the archery community. His legacy of service and sportsmanship will undoubtedly continue to shape the future of archery for generations to come. In recognition of his exceptional contributions, Jason receives a personalized plaque and $200 in NFAA credit, which he can utilize towards membership fees and event registrations. This additional token of appreciation further underscores the NFAA's profound gratitude for Jason's exemplary service.

cinnamon creek ranch - 2023 NFAA club of the year

The NFAA proudly announces Cinnamon Creek Ranch of Roanoke, Texas, as the distinguished recipient of the 2023 NFAA Club of the Year Award. This esteemed accolade honors the club's unwavering commitment to fostering a thriving archery community and promoting the values of sportsmanship and camaraderie. Nominated by members of the archery community, Cinnamon Creek Ranch emerged as a beacon of excellence, renowned for its inclusive and supportive environment.

Lillian McHalffey, one of the nominators, emphasized the club's familial atmosphere, where every member is embraced with warmth and encouragement. She remarked, "Cinnamon Creek Ranch cultivates a strong family-like community that extends a welcoming hand to all, regardless of background. Their dedication to assisting fellow archers with equipment, techniques, and support is unparalleled. Their kindness and talent are truly exceptional."

Steve Jones echoed McHalffey's sentiments, attributing his personal success in archery to the nurturing environment provided by Cinnamon Creek Ranch. He praised the club for its role in enhancing his skills and facilitating his participation in competitive archery. Beyond individual growth, Jones highlighted the club's significant contributions to advancing the sport and fostering a sense of community among archers.

Cinnamon Creek Ranch's remarkable dedication to the growth and promotion of archery is exemplified through its diverse programs and engaging events. Given this dedication, it is clear that Cinnamon Creek Ranch sets the standard for excellence in archery community engagement and development. "Cinnamon Creek Ranch embodies the spirit of what it means to be a distinguished NFAA club," remarked Erika Jones, NFAA Outreach Project Manager. "Their unwavering dedication to fostering inclusivity, excellence, and community within the archery world is truly commendable. We are honored to recognize Cinnamon Creek Ranch as the 2023 NFAA Club of the Year."

Cinnamon Creek Ranch continues to pave the way for archery clubs nationwide, enriching the lives of countless archers and embodying the values of the NFAA. In recognition of their outstanding achievements, Cinnamon Creek Ranch receives a personalized award plaque and $200 in NFAA credit to be used toward club membership/certification fees and/or at the NFAA store to purchase awards, supplies, and more. This token of appreciation underscores the NFAA's deep gratitude for the club's invaluable contributions and provides support for future endeavors.

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