Jay Castellion, an 8th grade student at Euclid Middle School, has been notified by the National Geographic Society as one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Colorado State Competition on Friday, March 29, 2019 at the NatGeo headquarters in Washington, D.C.
This is the second level of the National Geographic GeoBee competition, which is now in its 31st year. School GeoBees were held in schools with fourth- through eighth-grade students throughout the state to determine each school champion. School champions then took an online qualifying test, which they submitted to the National Geographic Society.
How would you fare as a National Geographic GeoBee contestant? At the school GeoBees this year, students had to answer questions like these:
The Magdalena River, the principal river of Colombia, flows through the city of Barranquilla near the Caribbean Sea on which continent?
Continue reading and find the answer to this question @ the LPS website.