Congratulations to Stephens County High School - winners of a top 20 slot in the 2013 National Envirothon held in Bozeman, Montana
The Georgia Envirothon provides high school students in Georgia with hands-on, science-based training in natural resource and ecology topics in a challenging and competitive atmosphere.
The national environmental education program includes the annual North American Envirothon where winning teams from participating states and Canadian provinces compete for recognition and scholarships by demonstrating their knowledge of environmental science and natural resource management.
2013 Georgia Competition:
The top winning teams from each of the regional competitions competed at the state championship on April 19 at the Elachee Nature Center in Gainesville, Ga.
Stephens County High School, the 2013 state champion, represented Georgia in August at the Envirothon North America held at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana, August 4 - 9, 2013.
In 2014, the Envirothon North America competition will be held at the University of Georgia, July 20 - 24, 2014.
Held at the Newman Wetlands Center in Clayton County, the winning teams were:
1st Place - Coweta 4H
2nd Place - Rockdale Magnet Varsity
3rd Place - Rockdale 4H
Whitehall Forest - Athens
1st Place - Stephens County High School - Team Black
2nd Place - Greater Atlanta Christian School - Team 1
3rd Place - Stephens County High School - Team Red
Little Ocmulgee State Park - McRae
1st Place - Appling County High School - Team 1
2nd Place - Columbus High School - Team 1
3rd Place - Appling County High School - Team 2
The Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission is a sponsor of the Georgia Envirothon.