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Ross wins Geography Bee, advances to state

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

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The finalists from the North Clay Middle School Geography Bee competition included (front, from left) Pierce Ross, Aimy Nguyen, (middle) Allie Bell, Seth Payton, Ethan Stearley, Minh Tong, (back) Jonathan Burns, Cooper Smith and Nathan Gangi. First place was Ross and second was Nguyen. Ross will advance to state competition. Courtesy Photo.
For the 22nd year, the National Geographic Society conducted the National Geographic Bee nationwide contest.

The event is designed to encourage the teaching and study of geography. There are three levels of competition: school, state, and national.

The school-level Bee at North Clay Middle School was won by Pierce Ross, and second place was Aimy Nguyen, both 7th-grade students.

Ross will advance to the next level of competition, a written examination to determine state competitors.

All school winners are eligible to win the national championship and its first prize, a $25,000 college scholarship, at the national competition May 25-26, in Washington, D.C.


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Great job Kids!!!!! Way to go....be proud of yourselves, we are!

-- Posted by Proud of My Country on Thu, Jan 14, 2010, at 10:38 AM


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