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Jamestown High School’s Envirothon Team won 2nd place overall in the Dominion (Virginia’s state-level) Envirothon Competition held on May 21 and May 22 at Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia.
Pictured above from L to R: Front Row (Far Right only): Scott Thomas (Coach from DCR), Charlie Dubay (JHS Coach) Back Row (L to R): Amanda Mullane (JHS Coach), Rebecca Elton (JHS Coach), YuBin Kang, Audrey Root, Joanna Stathopoulos (Alternate), Elizabeth Horley, Rachel Smith (Alternate), Anna Song and Elsa Barrientos
The Jamestown High Envirothon (Environmental Science) team placed in ALL categories. Out of the 16 top teams in Virginia, they earned First Place in this year’s Special Topic (soil and water conservation in agriculture) and in the category of Aquatics with a second place in Forestry, Soils, and Wildlife. The Oral Presentation of their solution to this year’s State Problem ranked fourth.
These students are to be congratulated for all of their hard work, dedication and knowledge. Colonial Soil and Water Conservation District, located in Norge, supports Jamestown’s Envirothon team, as a proud contribution to their promotion of conservation education and the importance of protecting our natural resources.