Thursday, October 29, 2020

Durham Names Campus Geography Bee Winner

DIS_GeoBee (1)“To take a rain forest tour and to dance at Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival celebration, you would travel to what country?”

Questions like this were asked to the top ten 5 and 6 grade finalists at Durham Intermediate School for the annual National Geographic Bee. The contest was held on Wednesday, Jan. 29.DIS_GeoBee (2)

This year’s winner Kiera DiCesare is a sixth grade student. The school contest is the first round of the annual Bee. As school champion, Kiera advanced to the next level and took a written state Bee qualifying test. Up to 100 of the top scorers on that test will be eligible to compete in the state Bee scheduled for March 27. Winners at that level will advance to the national Bee scheduled for May in Washington, D.C. 

Click here for more information about the National Geographic Bee.