Sachem and Chaminade Teams Take First Place at the 2013 Long Island Envirothon

  Sachem and Chaminade Teams Take First Place at the 2013 Long Island

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MELVILLE, N.Y. -- May 1, 2013

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to
announce that the five-member teams of students from Sachem High School and
Chaminade High School are winners of the 2013 Long Island Envirothon. The
winning teams were announced on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, following the
completion of this year’s LI Envirothon at Old Bethpage Village Restoration in
Old Bethpage, N.Y.

The Long Island Envirothon is part of the North American Envirothon
competition, which is sponsored by Canon U.S.A. and is one of North America's
largest environmental education competitions. Participating students learn
about their natural surroundings as well as environmental conservation and
sustainable development. Both the Nassau and Suffolk County Soil & Water
Conservation Districts coordinate the Long Island Envirothon in collaboration
with the United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources
Conservation Service and the New York State Department of Environmental

“We are very proud of all the participating students in this year’s
Envirothon," said Bunji Yano, senior director and general manager, Corporate
Communications Division, Canon U.S.A. “All of us at Canon would like to
congratulate the two winning teams and wish them the best of luck at the state
competition this May.”

This year's competition was focused on "Sustainable Rangeland Management."
Over 30 teams rotated between subject stations and answered in-depth questions
pertaining to the topic. Funded by the event’s sponsors, the students of the
two top-scoring teams, one from Nassau County and one from Suffolk County,
each received a $500 scholarship, and paid registration and transportation to
compete in the New York State Envirothon held on May 30-31, 2013 at
Morrisville State College in Morrisville, N.Y.

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