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Venturing Crew 202 wins Maryland Envirothon

Carroll County Venturing Crew 202 won the 25th annual Maryland Envirothon.

The competition challenges students to identify and categorize living resources, perform soil surveys and solve other complex natural resource issues.

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The Venturing Crew is a coed program of students from area schools sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America that has a long history of environmental service. Team members include Rebecca Gross, Amy Donna Bittler, Elliot Hirtle, Sierra Fleming, Jeb Hamel and Abby Bollinger. They are advised by Nancy Bittler.

The outdoor natural resources competition was held June 17 and 18 at St. Mary's College in St. Mary's City.

Venturing Crew won the state competition last year and also won in 2009 and 2010.

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