The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

WHS students fare well in varied contests, keep busy with activities


April 25, 2019

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The Wahkiakum High School FFA and CTE students have participated in an assortment of activities in March.

Pictured in Photo 1, students went to FFA districts at Toutle Lake. One of the contests that took place was the first year competition which the WHS team placed third and advanced to state. The members were Kimberly Watkins, Alex Watkins, Courtney Carlson, Megan Leitz, and Landon Luce. The Extemporaneous Public Speaking Contest, Nai'a Freeman placed second, Colton Vik third, Landon Luce fourth, and Nalani Schultz fifth. For the Creed Speaking, Gabe Moon placed third and advanced to state competition.

In Photo 2 the trap shooters went to compete in the Sequim Trap Shoot. Ashden Niemeyer, Hank Bassi, KC Berry, Bryson Havens, and Colton Bachman shot really well. In the highlight of the day, Bryson Havens got first in the competition and beat out 50 competitors.

In Photo 3, the Agriculture Science class pruned the school's apple trees, with the help and instruction from Andrew Emlen.

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In Photo 4, some of the kids in the fisheries class went out to Grays River and collected fish samples from the state's Rotary Trap with the help of a few state biologists.

In other activities:

--Wahkiakum staff took WHS students to North West Youth Career Expo. Students were exposed to a variety of a different occupations.

--In the fabrication class, students and staff leader Paul Lawrence fabricated the raised beds for the new school garden.

--Agriculture science class mixed fertilizer and deposited it in school garden soil.

--Also in the student garden, students aligned the raised beds and put them in positions for the new school garden.

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