Davidson County was well represented with 9 middle school teams and 3 high school teams competing this year in the 2016 Area VIII Southern Piedmont Envirothon which was held at the Catawba College Center for the Environment in Salisbury on March 8 and 9. These teams competed with 24 middle school and 20 high school teams from the 12 counties in Area VIII.
In the high school competition, the High Rock Future Farmers of America (FFA) Manateam from Davidson County Home School placed 1st, and the Party Lobsters from Westchester Country Day School placed 5th. In the middle school competition, the High Rock Pinesteins from Davidson County Home School placed 1st and The Green Monarchs and The Green Machines placed 6th and 7th. Congratulations to all of you!
We are pleased to announce that Davidson County had 5 teams that qualified to compete in the State Envirothon which was held at Cedar Rock Park in Alamance County on April 29 and 30.
At the State Envirothon Competition, there were 46 middle schools and 50 high school teams competing. The High Rock Pinesteins won 1st place in the State Middle School Competition, and the High Rock FFA Manateam placed 2nd in the State High School Competition.