They have a love for geography and some smart and talented students are about to put their knowledge of geography to the test in the state level competition of the National Geographic Bee. The competition is designed to inspire and reward student curiosity about the world around them. This year 10,000 schools across the nation are competing in the 2017 National Geographic Bee.
We are very proud of the following students who won at their school level and have now qualified to compete in the Utah State Bee, which will be held on Friday, March 31.
- Chloee Uluave, Copper Mountain Middle, 8th grade
- Sarah Hodnett, Elk Meadows Elementary, 6th grade
- Brighton Bolinder, Elk Ridge Middle, 7th grade
- Morgan Edman, Falcon Ridge Elementary, 5th grade
- Cael Packard, Herriman Elementary, 5th grade
- Kyle Anderson, Jordan Ridge Elementary, 6th grade
- Carver Bryan, Oquirrh Hills Middel, 8th grade
- Matthew Christensen, Riverton Elementary, 4th grade
- Cael Wightman, South Jordan Middle, 8th grade
- Olivia Boase, Sunset Ridge Middle, 8th grade
- Bryson Hooper, West Jordan Middle, 8th grade
- Christopher Lund, Westland Elementary, 6th grade
One champion from each state will advance to the National Geographic Bee Championship in Washington, D.C. on May, 14-15.