Northern High School Wins Calvert County Envirothon!
The Envirothon is an environmentally based problem-solving competition for high school students. Teams are made up of 5-7 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, 2023, at King’s Landing Park in Huntingtown. The students competed in four resource categories: aquatic resources, forestry management, soil conservation, and wildlife management.
The first-place team of this year’s Envirothon was Northern High School with 347 points out of a possible 400 points. Calvert High was a close second with 341 points, and Huntingtown High was third with 327.5 points.
Northern High School will represent Calvert County at the Maryland State Envirothon June 15-16, 2023, at the Western 4H Park in Garrett County.
The Envirothon is sponsored by the Calvert County Soil Conservation District, Calvert Forestry Board, Calvert County Department of Natural Resources, Morgan State University Estuarine Research Center, American Chestnut Land Trust, and the CHESPAX program of Calvert County Public Schools.
Congratulations Northern High School, first place team, 2023 Calvert County Envirothon
Northern High School First Place Team (left to right): Jasmine Simpson, Raleigh Sterling, Sasha Barley, Eleanor Cole, Addison Fortenberry, Ana Reinhardt, and Teacher, Mrs. Michelle O’Donnell.
Some of these faces you might recognize from the 2021 Envirothon that was held entirely virtual during covid. These girls continue to soar and inspire. We wish them the best of luck at the MD State Envirothon.
UPDATE: Northern High School’s team competed in the MD State Envirothon June 15-16, 2023 at the Western 4H Park in Garrett County. The team placed third in the state, an incredible achievement! Congratulations!