District 15 students who qualified to participate in the state competition of the National Geographic Bee were recognized by the Board of Education at its April 18 meeting.
The National Geographic Bee is an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society, designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world. Students in grades 4-8 from 10,000 schools across the United States will compete in the 2018 National Geographic Bee for a chance to win college scholarships and the glory of being the National Geographic Bee Champion.
The following students qualified to compete at the state level on April 6, 2018, at Illinois State University:
Maitreyi, P.: 6th grade, Marion Jordan Elementary
Ziyan, K.: 5th grade, Central Road Elementary
Dylan, K.: 7th grade, Carl Sandburg Junior High
Akshay, D.: 8th grade, Plum Grove Junior High