The Catoctin High School Envirothon teams won many awards at the recent county competition. Team 1 members—Sophia DeGennaro, Isabel Rozo, Fernajen Tundag, Kallan Latham, and Karianna Strickhouser—won first place overall, and first in the Forestry category and fifth in the Issues categories. Team 2 members—Wyatt Payne, Cheyenne Van Echo, Josephine Bujold, and Kiandra Strickhouser—won first place in the Soil category and sixth place overall.
April Wells, science teacher and Envirothon coach, said “The team is in training and looks forward to the state competition at St. Mary’s College on June 19-20, 2019. They are also looking forward to improving for the county competition next year since only one of the five is a senior.”
Olivia Ecker, who is in the Academy for the Fine Arts dance program, was selected as an All-County dancer. Also, at the State Dance Festival in January, she was chosen as an Honorable Mention All-State Dancer.
Eliza Phillips and Zachary Savage, Catoctin High seniors and third-year Academy of Fine Arts music students, presented their “Capstone Projects” in May.
Hannah Poole, Skyler Payne, and Lauren McFarland participated in All-County Chorus. Skyler Payne was also selected for All-State Chorus.
Senior Mady Crampton is Catoctin High School’s nominee for the Human Rights Award. Maddie was recognized at a banquet held at Dutch’s Daughter on April 25, 2019.
Senior Wyatt Payne won The National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Award and the Excellence in Conservation Award at this year’s FCPS Science and Engineering Fair.