North Star holds all-school geography bee
Last updated 1/21/2020 at 10:02am
From North Star Schools
North Star School held its All-School National Geographic Geography Bee Jan. 16 in the high school gymnasium at Rudyard.
Student-competitors were selected from among their classmates, based on results from classroom competitions. Participants included Brooke Burkhartsmeyer and Cade Davidson from the fourth grade; Sydney Rigg and Quincy McCormick from the fifth grade; Madison Bjornstad and Parker Hansen from the sixth grade; Madelyn Myers and Andrew Harvey from the seventh grade; and Xander Searles and Christopher Burkhartsmeyer from the eighth grade.
The moderator was history teacher Kanine Berardinelli. Judges included Superintendent Bart Hawkins, student teacher Madison Sorden and former history teacher Elizabeth Campbell.
Andrew Harvey came out on top as the North Star School Geography Bee winner. Placing second was Sydney Rigg while Madelyn Myers placed third. Andrew will take an online geography test and based on his score, he may be allowed to compete at the State Geography Bee.
Congratulations to all participants.