Congratulations to Maeve Winter, champion of the National Geographic Bee. All sixth, seventh, and eighth graders in Willmar Middle school participated in a preliminary round from which the top 11 students were chosen to advance to a final round. A Bee-off between Maeve Winter and Hunter Fisher to determine the champion was held on Thursday, January 15th. Maeve will advance to the state level Geographic Bee in March in St. Cloud. That winner will join 53 others May 19-21 in Washington, D.C. for the 16th annual National Geographic Bee.
Good luck Maeve and congratulations to all the participants!
Champion: Maeve Winter
Second Place: Hunter Fisher
Third Place: Ryan Salzer
Participants: Harley Anez, Peyton Fischer, Will Fischer, Malachy Kinney, Myles Kinney, Sam Oehrlein, Conner Stevens, and Kevin Strey.