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Students enjoy Forestry Field Day at Carter Caves

On October 4th, Nevaeh Kouns, Kylie Kouns, Addie Flaugher, Glory Wills, Josiah Wills, Joseph Wills, Jonah Wills, and James Wills competed in the state Win With Wood competition in Jackson, Ky.

Everyone received at least one blue ribbon!

In the junior division: Joseph Wills placed 2nd overall and Addie Flaugher placed 3rd overall.

In the senior division: James Wills placed 1st overall and won a $500 college scholarship, and Nevaeh Kouns placed 2nd overall.

Special thanks to retired Kentucky Forester, Floyd Willis, for teaching our students and helping them prepare for the competition!

On October 20th, Nevaeh Kouns, Kylie Kouns, Isaiah Kouns, Solomon Kouns, James Wills, Glory Wills, Josiah Will, Jonah Wills, Joseph Wills, Kallie Cooke, and Addie Flaugher participated in the Forestry Field Dat at Carter Caves State Resort Park. They learned about compass and pacing, tree ID, and tree measurement. After learning these skills, they then competed against others in their age group in those three categories.


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