Pictured from left are: Bee co-sponsor Scott Gustaveson, Sophia Stagarescu, second place finisher Riya Dev, Siddhant Ranka, Joshua Kim, winner Joshua Lian, Will Hendricks, third place finisher Katie Williams, Max Ellis, co-sponsor Meghan Roman and Dillon Proxmire.
Photo by Don Hutzel
Churchill Road crowned a new Geography Bee champion. On Friday, Jan. 23, nine Churchill Road fourth-sixth graders competed in the finals of the school’s National Geography Bee. During the final competition, the students competed in five rounds of questions to determine the top two finalists. The championship round went into a third tie-breaker question to determine the school winner. Congratulations to sixth grader Joshua Lian for winning his second consecutive Churchill Road Geo Bee and to fifth grader Riya Dev and sixth grader Katie Williams for their second and third place finishes, respectively. Congratulations also to the following students who competed in the school finals: Max Ellis, Hugo Hej, Will Hendricks, Joshua Kim, Dillon Proxmire, Siddhant Ranka and Sophia Stagarescu. And, thank you to sixth grade teacher Meghan Roman and instructional assistant Scott Gustaveson for overseeing the Bee.