Pioneers Research in Paradise
July 5, 2023
Earlier this month, nine students from Big Sandy High School, along with their advisor Melanie Schwarbach traveled to Costa Rica for an unforgettable research experience. They were joined by eight students from North Toole County High School (Sunburst) and their teacher, Amanda Nix.
For most of our students, this was the first time they'd traveled out of the country. This was an opportunity for them to experience a new climate, a new culture and food that was much different than they were accustomed to. The purpose of the trip was for students to learn about rainforest ecology, leatherback...