St. Paul Team Finishes First At Central Region Envirothon

A team of St. Paul High School students took top honors in the Central Region Envirothon Contest held in conjunction with the District Agriculture Education Contests at Central Community College in Columbus March 1st.  The contest score sheet is available here.

In addition to the first place St. Paul team of Nick Busse, Kaleb Baker, Truman Beck, Ben Feeken, and Sam Kramer, high school teams from Aurora, East Butler, Humphrey, Loup City, Ord, and Waverly took part in the Envirothon, sponsored by the Lower Loup and Central Platte Natural Resources Districts.  

Teams compete in each category of the contest and for the best overall score.  The categories of competition are forestry, natural resources policy, range, soils, aquatics, wildlife, and a special topic.  This year the special topic is "Waste to Resources."

Regional Envirothons like the one in Columbus are held around the state and teams that score highest in those contests are invited to the Nebraska State Envirothon to be held April 27th at Camp Comeca near Cozad.  The winner of that contest will go on to represent Nebraska at the North American Envirothon at Miami University at Oxford, Ohio, July 24 - 30, 2022.