Ord Team Wins 2021 State Envirothon Contest

A team from Ord High School took top honors at the 2021 Nebraska Envirothon. Fourteen teams, including Ord, St. Paul and Burwell, competed in the contest at the Lower Platte North NRD's Lake Wanahoo Recreation Area near Wahoo. Ord took first place in the range division and tied for first with St. Paul in soils. St. Paul was also first in the policy category.

 

Ord Envirothon team (l to r): Advisor Johnny Ference, Alex Flessner, Tye Bruha, Brodie Darnell, Treaven Scheideler, Vickie Ference, and Advisor Dave Ference

Ord now qualifies for the National Conservation Foundation’s Envirothon in June. That contest will be hosted by Nebraska and will be virtual due to the pandemic.