Calvert High School Wins 30th Annual Envirothon!
The Envirothon is an environmentally-based problem solving competition for high school students. Teams are made up of 5 students who work together to study Maryland’s natural resources over the course of the school year. All topics are very hands-on and include practical skills and trainings are taught by experts in each field.
The competition was held April 20, 2022 at King’s Landing Park in Huntingtown. The students competed in four resource categories: aquatic resources, forestry management, soil conservation, and wildlife management
After acquiring the same high score (316 out of 400), the Northern and Calvert teams held a tie breaker involving run-off. In the end, Calvert High School claimed the victory with the overall high score. Huntingtown won the high score in aquatics, Calvert won the high score in soils, and Northern won the high score in wildlife. The Calvert High School team will represent Calvert County at the University of Maryland Clarksville Research Farm in June 22, 2022 for the State Envirothon.
The Envirothon is sponsored by the Calvert County Soil Conservation District, Calvert Forestry Board, Calvert County Natural Resource Division, Morgan State University Estuarine Research Center, American Chestnut Land Trust, and the CHESPAX program of Calvert County Public Schools.