BEAUFORT COUNTY SCHOOLS | CONTRIBUTED ENVIROTHON: The Washington High School Envirothon team competed at the state Envirothon competition in Burlington, NC on April 26.  They won first in the state in the wildlife event.  They placed fourth in the Oral Presentation and eighth in the state overall.  Team members (pictured from left to right) Ginger Wescott (coach), Kara Hall, Amy Arnold, Taylor Abele, Matthew Wescott and Kathryn Wescott. The Envirothon is an annual competition in which middle school and high school teams compete for recognition and scholarships by demonstrating their knowledge of environmental science and natural resource management. The teams, each consisting of five students, exercise their training and problem-solving skills in a competition centered on five testing categories: soils/land use, aquatic ecology, forestry, wildlife and current environmental issues. High School teams have the added component of an Oral Presentation that requires the students to assemble their knowledge of all the tested subjects and use critical thought to solve a complex environmental problem and present their solution to a panel of judges.
BEAUFORT COUNTY SCHOOLS | CONTRIBUTED
ENVIROTHON: The Washington High School Envirothon team competed at the state Envirothon competition in Burlington, NC on April 26. They won first in the state in the wildlife event. They placed fourth in the Oral Presentation and eighth in the state overall. Team members (pictured from left to right) Ginger Wescott (coach), Kara Hall, Amy Arnold, Taylor Abele, Matthew Wescott and Kathryn Wescott. The Envirothon is an annual competition in which middle school and high school teams compete for recognition and scholarships by demonstrating their knowledge of environmental science and natural resource management. The teams, each consisting of five students, exercise their training and problem-solving skills in a competition centered on five testing categories: soils/land use, aquatic ecology, forestry, wildlife and current environmental issues. High School teams have the added component of an Oral Presentation that requires the students to assemble their knowledge of all the tested subjects and use critical thought to solve a complex environmental problem and present their solution to a panel of judges.

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Washington High School Envirothon

Published 8:47pm Thursday, May 22, 2014

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