Forestry students place in annual Conclave

May 12, 2010 | Applied and Natural Sciences, General News

Louisiana Tech forestry students competed in the annual Conclave held by the Association of Southern Forestry Clubs.
The 10 students, accompanied by faculty adviser Dr. William Patterson, went to the University of Arkansas-Monticello for the event. While none of the students had ever participated in the Conclave before, Cody Garrett, of Coushatta, received second place in Ax Throw and third place in the Knife Throw category. In addition, Dani Kennedy, of Pineville, and Jessica LaGrone, of Shreveport, received sixth place in Women’s Crosscut. LaGrone also competed in the Women’s Bowsaw category.
Other students who participated are listed by their hometowns:
Bastrop — Deuce Eppinette, Stihl Event
Deville –Adam Foster, Men’s Bowsaw and Pole Climbing
Lafayette — Mark Ritter, Chain Throw and Log Chop
Ruston — Andy Cline, Chain Throw and Log Rolling
Shreveport — Jeffrey Molen, Log Burling
West Monroe — John Avis, Log Rolling
Winnfield — Zeb Kile, Pole Felling