Carmichaels High School Envirothon Team Thanks Everyone Who Helped Them Win 3rd Place In International Envirothon Competition!
On August 7, Kevin Willis, a coach of the Carmichaels High School Envirothon Team from Greene County, issued this thank you on behalf of the team and coaches to everyone who helped them win 3rd Place in the International Envirothon competition on August 4--
The Carmichaels Envirothon Team won the Pennsylvania State Envirothon for the second consecutive year and had the opportunity to represent Pennsylvania at the 2019 NCF-International Envirothon competition in Raleigh, North Carolina!
The Pennsylvania Envirothon team from Carmichaels Area High School in Greene County was in FIRST place before the final presentation with a score of 567.17 out of 700 possible points making them First Round NCF-International Envirothon CHAMPS!!
Following the final presentation, the team received Third Place in the world!
The team was awarded a scholarship of $5,000 ($1,000 each) for this third place finish out of 53 teams from the United States, Canada, and China. They also received a plaque, medals, and a gift basket from Cabot Cheese.
The team had the second highest Forestry score with an 87 out of 100 (high score was an 88), the second highest Soils score with a 64.5 (high, 69), fourth highest Wildlife score with an 88 (high, 93.5), fifth highest Aquatics score with a 91.5 (high, 96.5).
The Carmichaels Envirothon team would like to thank those who helped them reach this amazing accomplishment!
Shell Oil Company and the Department of Environmental Protection provides funding to the Pennsylvania Envirothon for transportation to the NCF-Envirothon.
Chevron provided all of the funds necessary for training field trips and other resources leading up to the competition.
Additional donations in the way of funding along with professional assistance was provided by Carmichaels Area Board of Education, administration, faculty and staff, Pennsylvania Envirothon, Greene County Conservation District, Chevron, GreeneTeam Pellets, Dominion, EQT, Contura Energy, Windridge Engineering Company, Civil and Environmental Consultants, Inc, The Gateway Engineers, PA Soil and Rock, Inc, Bankson Engineers, SPK Engineering and ESI (Environmental Solutions & Innovations), First Energy, Harry Enstrom Chapter of Izaak Walton League, Greene County Commissioners, Rep. Pam Snyder, Sen. Camera Bartolotta, Penn State Cooperative Extension, Hunting Hills, West Virginia University, California University of Pennsylvania, Jennings Environmental Center, Ohiopyle State Park, NRCS, DCNR Bureau of Forestry, Fish and Boat Commission, Game Commission, Rivers of Steel RiverQuest, Southwest PA Woodlot Owners Association, Growmark, First Student, along with many other companies, agencies, and individuals.
Our entire community has rallied behind our team which has been such an encouragement!
We appreciate everyone’s support! Thank you to all!
Send the team a congratulatory email via Lorelle Steach, PA Envirothon: email@example.com.
For more information, visit the Pennsylvania Envirothon website, call 814-310-3271 or contact Lorelle Steach by sending email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact your county conservation district.
(Photo: PA Team with Lorelle Steach, NCF-Envirothon chair and PA Envirothon Coordinator. Pictured: On bench: Stephen Zacoi, Joey Kurincak, Christina Adams. Back Row: Lorelle Steach, Jacob Hair, Ryan Swartz, Kevin Willis-coach, Megan Patton-coach, and Becky Mikalik-chaperone.)
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[Posted: August 7, 2019]
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