NBEF Instructor of Year Kenny Fort 0624

National Bowhunter Education Foundation Recognizes Bowhunter Education Instructor At IHEA-USA Conference

Posted on: Jul 09, 2024

RAPID CITY, SD (July 8, 2024) The National Bowhunter Education Foundation (NBEF) recently recognized Kenny Fort as Instructor of the Year at the International Hunter Education Association gathering. Fort is a South Callaway High School and Middle School ag teacher in Mokane MO. Hes been a hunter education instructor since 2002 and a bowhunter education instructor since 2017. Each year Fort offers bowhunter education to the students in his classes and usually holds two in-school courses to meet the demand. Forts support of the program and willingness to offer the opportunity to his students is driven by his love of archery hunting and teaching students how to do it safely and successfully. Fort also couples his bowhunter ed classes with his NASP in school classes.

In recognition and appreciation of his efforts, Fort receives a certificate of recognition as well as a signed Mathews 2024 bow of his choice.

NBEF is pleased to recognize Kenny Fort as an outstanding bowhunter education instructor, explained Marilyn Bentz, NBEF Executive Director. Its always inspiring to hear about our instructors sharing their passion for bowhunting with students and helping students learn about safety and conservation. Our committed instructors help advance bowhunter education throughout the world.

NBEF works with IHEA-USA to spread NBEFs message about its safety and success-focused bowhunter ed classes, informational materials and to enthusiastically support the R3 efforts of the conservation hunting community.

NBEF helps bowhunters learn to be safe, successful and stewards of the sport. NBEF offers bowhunting instructional items, books, videos, 3-D models, apparel and more at nbef.org.

About NBEF

The National Bowhunter Education Foundation offers instructional content and tools for bowhunter education classes in the US. Helping bowhunters become safe and successful hunters and stewards of the sport are important NBEF missions. The NBEF provides  bowhunter certification standards and class content that states and certain circumstances require in order to bowhunt. NBEF provides instructor training and certification.

NBEF oversees the International Bowhunter Education Program and works with the International Hunter Education Association and state agencies to coordinate a unified program. Europe and other countries accept the NBEF (IBEP) certification and conduct IBEP classes.

NBEF also oversees the International Crossbow Education Program and works with state agencies responsible for crossbow education to develop comprehensive online crossbow safety courses that teach students important laws and regulations, game identification, and safe, responsible handling of crossbow equipment.

NBEF is a 501(c)3 corporation that isnt a membership-based organization. Tax-deductible donations to support this non-profit are welcome.

Learn more at nbef.org.



Kim Emery, Firefly Publicity, kim@fireflypublicity.com