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Hopewell Geography Bee

hopewell geobee 2019

Fifth and sixth grade classroom champions at Hopewell Elementary School recently participated in the school-level competition of the 32nd annual National Geographic Bee sponsored by the National Geographic Society. Sixth grader Skyler Orton was the Bee winner and will take a qualifying test for the Pennsylvania Geography Bee. State champions will travel to Washington, D.C. to compete in the National Geographic Bee championship, with a chance to win a college scholarship. Front from left are Principal Dr. Nicole Addis; fifth grader Scott Butler, the Bee runner-up; Skyler Orton; and Academically Talented Program teacher Jennifer Shelley. Classroom champions also included, top from left, sixth graders Eden Andrews and Zoe Brenner; fifth graders Andrew Halvorsen and Ben Heriegel; sixth grader Kendra Rivera; fifth grader Brayden Vance and sixth graders Laura Walsh and Jimmy Wisneski.