Tallmadge resident Parker Battista of Mississippi College recently earned the silver medal at the men's team event and gold in the individual bowhunter class event at the College Archery National Outdoor Championships in Yankton, S.D.

Battista earned the All-American medal for this year's highest point accumulation and the All-Academic Athlete medal for highest grade point average.

Battista received the silver medal for the individual men's division at the College Archery National Indoor Championships in Las Vegas during the winter.

Battista graduated from Mississippi College May 6 with a degree in business. He is the son of Randal Battista of Tallmadge and Chris Battista of Kent.