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Granville Students Headed to State Envirothon

Granville Students Headed to State Envirothon

For Immediate Release
May 19, 2017Contact: Chodd Armfelt, 740-670-5330,

Granville Students Headed to State Envirothon

Newark, OH (May 19, 2017) – The Granville Blue Envirothon team is headed to the State Envirothon Competition, June 11-13, at Ohio Christian University.

Granville Blue Envirothon TeamThey qualified for the state competition by placing first out of 39 teams at the Area 3 Envirothon held April 26.

Coached by Granville High School Teacher Jim Reding, the team includes Nathaniel Carlson, Jonny Lukins, Dustin Braden, Wesley Smith, Jack Beckerley.

Reding also coaches the Granville White team, which placed eighth in the Area 3 competition.

Granville White team includes Jason Reding, Logan Smith, Lance Van Ostran, Evan Noth, and Andy Hoben.

Teams study ecology and environmental science. Classes cover Envirothon information including soils, forestry, wildlife, aquatic ecology and current environmental issues. Students research issues independently and meet regularly to review Envirothon content knowledge.

Licking County Soil & Water Conservation District mentors and assists high school and middle school educators who want to participate in the Envirothon program. For more information, contact Chodd Armfelt, 740-670-5330,

Licking Soil & Water promotes conservation of natural resources through local leadership, education and technical assistance.


For more information on the Licking County high school and middle school Envirothon program, contact Chodd Armfelt, Licking Soil & Water, 740-670-5330,

For more information about the Granville Envirothon teams, contact Jim Reding, Granville High School, 740-587-8105,