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Whitesboro High School Team Headed For State Envirothon

Ann Cianfrocco

May 15, 2007


VERONA BEACH—A team from Whitesboro High School took top honors in the 12th annual Oneida County Envirothon and will represent the county at the New York State competition on May 23 and 24 at the State University of New York College at Cobleskill. The New York Power Authority was a sponsor of the Oneida County event.

Twenty teams of students from eight Oneida County high schools gathered at Verona Beach State Park on May 2 to answer questions on aquatics, forestry, wildlife, soils and current environmental events. 

The winning team from Whitesboro High School consisted of Alex Armstrong, Max Brandstadt, Corey Cox, Alek Fazlipour and Payel Patel. A team from Waterville High School placed second and a Camden High School team was third in the overall competition.

Whitesboro High School teams took top honors in the soils, wildlife and current events categories. A Waterville High School team won in aquatics and the Herkimer/Oneida County BOCES team placed first in forestry.

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