Bridger Steward and Winter Snow took first place at the state competition in First Aid
Members of the Vernonia High School Forestry Class took part in the State Forestry Competition on May 3 in Corvallis. Winter Snow and Bridger Steward took 1st place in First Aid; Snow also took 3rd place in Tool Identification and Steward finished 4th in Choker Setting. Nicole Glass and Makayla McCord finished 3rd in First Aid; Glass also finished 6th in the Arbor Climb and Job Interview, and McCord finished 6th in Cross Cut Saw with Jared Whitton.
The Vernona Loggers also had a chance to compete at the Camp 18 Logging Exhibition on may 10. VHS Forestry students competed in numerous events at the day long event.
The VHS Forestry Team competed in a a logging skills competition in Bend on Saturday, May 11th. Brooke Johnston and John Dass finished 6th in the Jack and Jill crosscut saw competition, Cole Harbour and Jered Whitton finished 4th in the cross cut saw competition, Will Parks and John Dass finished 5th in cable splicing, Will Parks was 3rd and John Dass 5th in arborist climbing. The team is scheduled to compete at the Camp 18 Logging Exhibition on May 18th.
The VHS Forestry Team is doing a Poker Tournament Fundraiser, Saturday, April 20, at the Vernonia Golf Club. To reserve your seat call Brent Dass at 503-429-9352 or Janean Zavales at 503-429-2311.