VTHS honors students study in Costa Rica


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  • Pictured here enjoying the tropical temperatures near the volcano are, from left, Kirsten Ondris, Emily Fussman, Regina Incarnato, Nicole Pirringer, Lauren Hall, Eric Webber, Chris Kohama, Triana Hielscher, Heather Morris, Chloe LoBosco and Robert (R.J.) Genneken.



The Vernon Township High School Science National Honor Society recently returned from their science field expedition to Costa Rica.

Eleven students accompanied science teachers Cara Brown and Pam Schaefer for a unique study and cultural opportunity. Studies included organic farming, biofuels, volcanic geology and ecosystems. A highlight of their trip was living with local families, playing soccer with their children and enjoying a fiesta the village held in their honor.

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