Jame Monroe High School participates in ‘Envirothon’

Two JMHS Envirothon teams participated April 18-19 at Cedar Lakes Resort (near Ripley) in the WV Envirothon. The Mavericks Purple team placed 8th and the Mavericks Black team earned 23rd place in a field of 34 teams. 

Team Mavericks Black: Billie Dicken (Forestry), Allissia Weikle (Soils), Eli Thomas (Presentation), Michael Balboa (Wildlife), and Danni Dunbar (Aquatics).

The teams competed in field tests requiring knowledge in aquatics, soils, wildlife, and forestry and presented an original .presentation showcasing a potential use of 250 acres with renewable energy. The Mavericks Purple team scored highest in wildlife and second highest in their presentation. The Mavericks Black team also scored highest in wildlife with their presentation coming in second highest. 

Award Presentation to Mavericks Purple who earned 8th place:  Liz Adkins, Madison Noonkester, Bryceson Whitt, Wyatt Thornton, Parker Noonkester.

Students participating on the Mavericks Purple team were Liz Adkins, Madison Noonkester, Parker Noonkester, Wyatt Thornton, and Bryceson Whitt. The Mavericks Black team consisted of Michael Balboa, Danni Dunbar, Billie Dicken, Eli Thomas, and Allissia Weikle. The teams are coached by JMHS Communities in Schools Coordinator, Becky Crabtree.

Team Mavericks Purple:  Elizabeth Adkins (Forestry), Parker Noonkester (Aquatics), Wyatt Thornton (Soils), Bryceson Whitt (wildlife), and Madison Noonkester (Presentation).

For more information on this event, check out the website: https://www.wvca.us/envirothon/ or the WV Envirothon page on Facebook.

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