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Milford wins SCC-Beatrice Envirothon

March 15, 2019

Eleven teams competed March 5, in the 2019 Southeast Regional Envirothon Competition at Southeast Community College-Beatrice Campus.

The Envirothon is a natural resources competition for 9th through 12th grade students. The competition consists of seven testing stations, where participants answer questions on aquatics, forestry, special topics, soils, policy & land use, range, and wildlife.

Milford High School, with team members of Ashley Kroese, Makennen Havlat, Owen Eirkhoff, Matt Walker and Nancy Skutchan was the first place team. They will join 13 other schools from across the state to participate in the Nebraska State Envirothon Competition April 24, 2019 at Pibel Lake Recreation Area, in Erickson. The York team number one placed second.

The Lower Big Blue NRD coordinated the Regional Envirothon contest, which was held in conjunction with the District Ag Ed Contest.