Wayne Technical and Career Center’s conservation team recently earned three first-place finishes and seven second-place finishes at the New York State Conservation Competition held at Morrisville State College.
Over 350 students participated in the competitions. The WTCC team was led by instructors Walter Robarge and Mimi Worth.
The following students were among the top five participants in their competitions.
Fairport High School: Jackson Sullivan, second place in excavator operation and a $1,000 scholarship to Morrisville, second place in one-person bow saw, third place in fire building team and fourth place in team pulp.
Marion Junior-Senior High School: Derek Hofmann, second place in bulldozer trenching and fourth place in team pulp.
Newark High School: Griffin Mott, third place in peavey log roll team and fifth place in mini excavator.
North Rose-Wolcott High School: Dakota Anderson, fifth place in bulldozer; Christian Farver, first place in peavey log roll team and fifth place in differential leveling team; and William Morales, first place in peavey log roll team and fifth place in differential leveling team.
Palmyra-Macedon High School: Scott Dollar, third place in chainsaw speed cutting and a $500 scholarship to Morrisville; and Michael Eckert, second place in chainsaw cut and a $1,000 scholarship to Morrisville), third place in fire building team and fourth place in team pulp.
Red Creek High School: Eric Applebee, first place in log scaling and second place in land judging.
Wayne Central High School: Sean Prinsen, second place in surveying team; and Jonathon Switzer, third place in peavey log roll team.
Williamson High School: Cooper Marko, second place in surveying team and fourth place in team pulp.