Massachusetts, "Newton North Envirothon Team" (4th place) meets with Secretary Matt Beaton, Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs ... the team responded to the Secretary’s question about why they got involved, and why they put so much time into their Envirothon work. Read More
Latest News from the NCF-Envirothon Program !
Lorelle Steach, Chair NCF-Envirothon Operating Committee
Missouri, thank you for all the work you did to make the 2015 NCF-Envirothon competition a success. This is the second North American event to be hosted in our Mid-West Region. The teams had a great time, learned a lot, made new friends, and went away with an overall positive experience. Thank you to everyone who completed the evaluations. This information is very helpful in this time of change while planning for future events.
Looking to next year’s event which will be held in our North Region – Canada! The Forests Ontario host committee is busy planning the 2016 North American event to be held at Trent University located in Peterborough, Ontario. Mark your calendars for July 24 – 29, 2016! (Download full Chair's message.)
52 Teams From Across North America Competed !
This year's winning team is from Pembroke High School in Kansas City, Missouri. The team, pictured above, is made up of Francesco DiMare, Domenico DiMare, Deven Dietrich, Saurabh Goel, and Eric Koch (left to right). Bill Gill, Assistant V.P. for Environment Affairs, Smithfield Foods presented each team member with a $3,000.00 cash award. The Pembroke High School team won 1st place overall, 1st place in Aquatic Ecology, 1st place in the Current Issue, and 1st place in the Oral Presentations.
The second and third place teams were Penncrest High School from Pennsylvania and the Academy of Science & Technology from Texas, respectively.
AWARDS: The top three teams received cash awards of : 1st-$3,000.00/per student, 2nd-$2,000.00/per student, 3rd-$1,000.00/per student. The cash awards were sponsored by Smithfield Foods. www.smithfieldfoods.com
Fun Day at Silver Dollar City
To view more pictures of the 2015 event go to: 2015 Photo Gallery
"The Envirothon was a great, fun experience my friends and I won't soon forget!" - Tyler Barrett, N.Y. State Envirothon
2015 Envirothon Hall of Fame
Peggy Lemon, Missouri, Sharon Boyce, California, Judy Stinson, Missouri