Sycamore High School in environmental competition

 

Sycamore High School in environmental competition
Sycamore High School in environmental competition, won the regional Area IV Envirothon May 7, in Maria Stein, Ohio. The team will compete in the State Envirothon June 9-June 11 at Deer Creek State Park in Fayette County.
This victory of the Sycamore High School students in the regional Area IV Envirothon May 7, in Maria Stein, Ohio, has given them access to state competition, that drew schools from 18 counties within Area IV, going through physically and mentally straining tests, that range from conducting tests in soil pits to answering questions on paper.
The questions are designed by experts in the fields which include Soil Scientists from NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Services) and experts from the ODNR (Ohio Department of Natural Resources) Division of Forestry and Wildlife

Sycamore High School in environmental competition with more than 70 teams that competed for the top four places, in the areas of aquatics, wildlife, forestry, soils and current environmental issues. The victory will give them access to the State Envirothon.
The culmination of these events is the North American Envirothon which will be conducted in Bozeman, Montana this year.

source:http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20130508/NEWS0102/305080103/Sycamore-High-School-wins-entry-into-state-enviromental-competition?nclick_check=1  and photo from the article  Members of Sycamore High School’s Area IV Envirothon team, from left: Jessica Hill, John Grossheim, Jimmy Ekstedt, Ron Hochstrasser (teacher/coach), Hanna Suggs and Emily Winchell. / Provided


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