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Resource Conservation Workshop Scholorship

07/13/2018 - Ashley Spencer and Rylee Midyette rising juniors at Pungo Christian School were selected to attend the Resource Conservation Workshop at North Carolina State University on June 24th-29th, 2018. This workshop was hosted by the North Carolina Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts.  The Hyde Soil & Water Conservation District sponsored Ashley and Rylee by providing their registration feeAshely & Rylee RCWs and travel expenses.

Ashley is the daughter of Chad & Paula Spencer of Swan Quarter, North Carolina and Rylee is the daughter of Daniel and Jenna Brinn of Scranton, North Carolina.  Ashley and Rylee have grown up in Hyde County and both have a love and appreciation of our natural resources and care about the wise management of those resources.
            The Resource Conservation Workshop was a week of intensive study requiring student’s attention and participation in a wide range of conservation topics.  The students learned about soil characteristics and soil conservation, wildlife and fisheries management, forest management, nonagricultural uses for soils and water quality and watershed management.  The students took several field trips to different facilities and experienced hands on learning in the field.  At the end of the week of study, the students had an opportunity to compete for awards and scholarships through their participation in the workshop.