8th grade Geography Bee held

February 6, 2019

Finalists in last week’s Geography Bee at RTR Middle School. From left to right in front are Xavier Koenig, Chase Christensen, Whitney Bruns (3rd place) and Eryn Kraft; in back are Brayden Appel, Jack Duus, Cody Lingen (2nd place), Caleb Harper (champion), Cody Wichmann and Matt Weber.

By Mark Wilmes

The annual National Ge­ography Geobee was held last week in Jackie Hess’ 8th grade geography class at RTR Middle School. Fin­ishing in the top spot was Caleb Harper, with Cody Lingen and Whitney Bruns taking second and third place, respectively.

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