State Level Geographic Bee - Winners

When: 
April 4, 2014 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Where: 
Arizona State University Memorial Union, Tempe, AZ

First place:  Ari Mehta, Desert Cove Elementary, Phoenix

Second place:  Christopher O'Connor, Tucson, St. Cyril of Alexandria

Third place:  Karl Loechelt, Gethsemane Luthern School, Tempe

Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The contest is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject, and increase public awareness about geography. Schools with students in grades four through eight are eligible for this entertaining and challenging test of geographic knowledge.

School Bees:      November 14, 2011-January 13, 2014

State Bee:           April 4, 2014 - Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ followed by a cookies & punch reception sponsored by AzGA on the Fifth Floor, Coor Building - School of Geographic Sciences & Urban Planning

National Bee:    May 19-21, 2014, Washington, DC

For further information on the national Geographic Bee: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee/

Contact: 

Beckie Seybert-Coordinator

AZ Geographic Bee

geonut@earthlink.net or bseybert@amphi.com 520-219-0674