Shasta Forestry Challenge – September 29 to October 2, 2021
The 2021 Shasta Forestry Challenge was classic forestry with a modern twist, with 42 students and 9 teachers from 7 schools in attendance. The focus topic site was a 40-acre parcel owned by Camp McCumber. Students conducted a forest inventory of the mixed conifer area and recommended the most economical, logical, and legal prescription to create a more firesafe landscape while continuing to provide a forested camp experience.
The results below are out of a possible 250 points:
- First Place: Foresthill High School Team #5, 224.8 points
- Second Place: Amador High School Team #1, 213.2 points
- Third Place: Foresthill High School Team #7, 201.2 points
- Fourth Place: Mt. Shasta High School Team #13, 198.0 points
- Fifth Place: Nevada Union High School Team #3, 195.0 points
Foresthill High School won the Pacing Contest, with Trinity and Amador High School coming in second and third.
Katie Cantrell of Foresthill High School was recognized with the Tom Eustis Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence.
Other schools at the Challenge were: Elk Creek and Etna.