The Science Club of Seymour High School will work Tuesday, April 22, Earth Day, to clean up a section of the Pigeon River along the boundaries of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Clean-up activities should occur between 9:30 a.m. and 12 noon.
Janet King, Faculty, Seymour High School, board member Tennessee Clean Water Network and Renée Hoyos, Executive Director, TN Clean Water Network
The Seymour High School science teachers accompanying the students will be Charlie Householder, Melissa Mynatt, Mary Tankersley, Alexis Toomey, and Kristi McCord. 80 students will participate by cleaning up the river and river banks.
Park personnel will oversee the event and Becky Nichols, Park Biologist, will speak to the group. The students want both to learn about water quality and how to make a difference in keeping our water healthy.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.