A five-member team of high school students from the University of Toronto Schools has been named the winner of the 2016 North American Envirothon. The top three scoring teams were awarded a total of $30,000 in cash prizes at an awards ceremony at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. The second and third place teams were Penncrest High School from Pennsylvania and the Palisades Charter High School from California, 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 for the 2016 competition are once again sponsored by Smithfield Foods.
52 student teams representing the United States and Canada, plus a guest team from China, put their skills to the test at the world’s largest high school-level natural resources education competition
.. the lessons I learned from my Envirothon experience won me a full scholarship to college, paid for me to go to 21 countries on 6 continents, and locked me in with some of my best friends to this day.” — Michelle Henry, Pennsylvania, Envirothon Alumna