Schools all around the country are participating in this year’s National Geographic Bee. Congratulations to seventh grader Owen M. who won Harbor Day’s Geographic Bee during Wednesday’s assembly. The winner of the HDS Bee will take an online exam to qualify for the State Bee held in Sacramento on March 27, 2020. The state champion receives a medal, $1,000 cash award, and other prizes. The state champion will receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for the National Geography Bee scheduled for spring 2020.
Competing in Harbor Day’s Geographic Bee were students from fifth through eighth grade. These students were selected after a preliminary screening test was administered to all upper school students. The top geography qualifiers were: Cameron A. (5), James C. (6), Grant F. (8), Thomas H. (7), Dylan M. (8), Owen M. (7), Adam P. (5), Sofia S. (6), Annika T. (7), Talia T. (8), Lucy W. (8). Congratulations to Owen and all students who qualified.