The last month of school is hectic for students, parents and teachers—and our environmental education team! Both of the environmental contests we sponsor in Franklin County, the Conservation Poster Contest and the Envirothon, culminate at the end of the school year. Once again the results show that the future of conservation will be in safe hands, as we are blessed with many smart and concerned kids countywide.
Environmental educators Linda Pettit and Carol Loopstra have no worries about the future of their profession after meeting with students from kindergarteners through high school seniors. The photograph above is the Dublin Coffman Envirothon team at the statewide competition, where they placed 9th. The State Envirothon was held June 9-10 at Salt Fork State Park. Dublin Coffman’s third-place finish in the Area 5 Envirothon, held April 29 at Tar Hollow State Park, qualified them for the state. This was the second year in a row that a team from Dublin Coffman, advised by teacher Donna Parker, made it to the state Envirothon. Read More