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Local Students Shine in County Soil and Water Conservation Competition


Local Students Shine in Soil and Water Conservation Competition

Catawba County Schools is proud to announce the outstanding achievements of its students in the recent Soil and Water Conservation Competition, a testament to their commitment to environmental stewardship and academic excellence.

The competition, which drew participants from across the county, showcased the talents of students in various categories, including poetry, essays, and visual arts, all focused on the theme of conservation.

Students from both Mill Creek Middle School and Challenger Early College High School were recognized for their contributions.

Notably, Dalton O., Metthew V., and Willa H. clinched the top three positions in the Middle School Poetry category. 

The Eighth Grade Essay category saw Avery K. taking the first place, followed by Jacalyn D. and Maddy M., each presenting compelling arguments and solutions for soil and water conservation issues.

Nicole B. was honored in the Poster Contest, securing third place with her visually impactful poster.

Catawba County Schools extends its heartfelt congratulations to all participants and winners of the Catawba County Soil and Water Conservation Competition. Their achievements underscore the district's commitment to fostering an environment where students are encouraged to explore, learn, and contribute positively to their community and the environment.


2024 Soil and Water CCS Group Pic (left to right):

Challenger Staff, Dr. Spry, Mr. Byrd, Dalton O., Willa H., Challenger Student, Maddy M., Metthew V., Avery K., Jacalyn D., Challenger StudentChallenger Student, Nicole B., Mr. Miller, Dr. Arrowood, Ms. Plonk, Ms. Marks