.. 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
Last year's winning team is from Pembroke High School in Kansas City, Missouri. The team, pictured, 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 for the 2016 competition are once again sponsored by Smithfield Foods.