Students competed against teams from across the United States, Canada, and China
The North Harford High School Envirothon Team has once again demonstrated its outstanding
commitment to environmental stewardship and excellence by placing an impressive tenth place out of
52 competing teams in the National Envirothon Competition held in Canada. The competition included
teams from the United States, Canada, and China.
Envirothon is an environmental education competition that attracts high school students from around
the world, challenging their knowledge and understanding of ecological principles, natural resource
management, and sustainable practices. This year’s event, hosted in Canada, was a fierce competition
from top-tier teams across the globe.
The North Harford High School Envirothon Team’s remarkable performance is a testament to the
students’ dedication, hard work, and expertise in environmental studies. Throughout the rigorous
competition, they showcased their deep understanding of complex environmental issues and
demonstrated practical solutions to real-world challenges faced by our planet.
Mrs. Laura O’Leary, the team’s coach, expressed her pride in the students’ exceptional achievements, “I
am incredibly proud of our Envirothon Team. Their passion for environmental conservation and
unwavering commitment to learning made all the difference in the competition. They have shown
incredible teamwork, creativity, and determination, and I couldn’t be happier for them.”
The North Harford High School Envirothon Team’s success would not have been possible without the
tremendous support from the school, parents and guardians, and the local community. Their
commitment to nurturing young minds and fostering a deep appreciation for environmental
sustainability has contributed to the team’s triumph on the international stage.
The Harford County, State, and International Envirothon Competitions provide platforms for students to
develop leadership skills, collaborate with peers from diverse backgrounds, and gain invaluable handson experience in environmental sciences. As these young environmentalists continue to pursue their
passions, their contributions to society are bound to be invaluable, ensuring a brighter and more
sustainable future for generations to come