For the eighth straight year, Haywood Community College’s Woodsmen Team won first place at the 12th Annual Intercollegiate Woodsmen's Meet event held recently at The Cradle of Forestry. This event is held in conjunction with the Annual Forest Festival Day Celebration in the Pisgah National Forest.
HCC competed against Penn State Mont Alto, Montgomery Community College, Dabney S. Lancaster Community College, and Virginia Tech. Over 2,000 spectators were on hand to witness HCC’s victory.
Following are the placements of the HCC team members:
QUIZ BOWL: 1st Place Team Erin Bellavia
DENDROLOGY: 1st Place Team Erin Bellavia
3rd Place Team Kevin Maginn
PULP TOSS FOR
ACCURACY: 3rd Place Team Hollie Warren Ryan Hyman
Austin Keener Chris Houston
Jarrett Guffey Adam Mashburn
AXE THROW (FEMALE): 1st Place Kasey Strganac
POLE FELL: 4th Place Team James Bentley
POLE CLIMB (MALE): 1st Place Preston Honeycutt
CROSSCUT SAW (JACK & JILL): 1st Place James Bentley
BOLT SPLIT (MALE): 3rd Place Justin Grose
HCC Woodsmen’s Team member James Judge gives the water boil his best effort at the 12th Annual Intercollegiate Woodsmen's Meet event held recently at The Cradle of Forestry.
HCC Fish and Wildlife instructor Shannon Rabby shows a future student some cool wildlife samples at the Annual Forest Festival Day Celebration held in the Pisgah National Forest recently.