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Sidney High School Takes Top Honors at Western Region Envirothon Contest


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Overall Team Champion Sidney (Team 2) Sidney High School won the Western Region Envirothon title to qualify for the Nebraska Envirothon near Gering on April 26. They posted the highest score on Forestry, Policy and the Special Topic plus tied with Banner County recording the highest score on the Soils test. Team members are, from left, Chantal Riggs, Lindsey Deaver, William Castner, Mitchell Porter and Kollyn Weimer.

GORDON – A team from Sidney High School will represent the Panhandle for the Nebraska Envirothon Contest near Gering at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center April 26.

The Sidney team of Chantal Riggs, Mitchell Porter, Kollyn Weimer, William Castner and Lindsey Deaver earned the state berth with a score of 109 at the regional contest held in Gordon. Thirty students from six schools competed in the regional. Students were from Sidney, Gordon-Rushville, Creek Valley, Banner County, Garden County and Leyton.

On the way to the Western Region title, the top overall placing Sidney 2 team tied with...

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