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National Geographic Geography Bee winners recognized

March 14, 2019

The Board of Education recognized District 15's National Geographic Geography Bee winners at its March 13 meeting. The National Geographic Geography Bee is an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society, designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world. 

Students from 10,000 schools across the country in grades four through eight competed in the 2019 National Geographic Bee for a chance to win college scholarships and the glory of being the National Geographic Bee Champion. 

Congratulations to the school winners and the four students who qualified to advance to the State Geography Bee on March 29!

School-wide winners:

Betsy V., Gray M. Sanborn

Dylan K., Carl Sandburg

Noah H., Stuart R. Paddock

Usman K., Winston Campus Junior High

State qualifiers: 

Ziayan K., Central Road

Thomas L., Walter R. Sundling

Chase F., Plum Grove

Rhea M., Marion Jordan


Geographic Bee Winners