Congrats to Winston Chen, the LMS winner of the geography bee, who qualified to compete in the Missouri Geography Bee on Friday March 31! Winston is a seventh-grade student.
This is the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition, which is now in its 29th year.
School Bees were held in schools with fourth- through eighth-grade students throughout the state to determine each school champion. School champions then took a qualifying test, which they submitted to the National Geographic Society. The National Geographic Society has invited up to 100 of the top-scoring students in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Department of Defense Dependents Schools and U.S. territories to compete in the State Bees.
Each state champion will receive $100, the National Geographic Concise Atlas of the World, 4th Edition and a trip to Washington, D.C., to represent their state in the National Geographic Bee Championship to be held at National Geographic Society headquarters, May 14-17, 2017.
Good luck to Winston in the next round!