by BACC Rag staff

2013 BSGE Geography Bee

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The Winning Team: Elijah K ’18, Michael X ’18, and Nibras I ’18 (Photo Credit: Jennifer Dikes).

The second annual BSGE Team Geography Bee took place on Wednesday, June 5th. A 7th grade team of Michael X ’18, Elijah K ’18, and Nibras I ’18 (team name: The Rainbow Cuddlebunny Powerpuffs) beat out 30 other teams to win the competition.ย The team scored a total of 66 points out of a possible 68.

Participating students formed team of three and answered questions that evaluated their knowledge of world, national, and local geography over two, 25 minute rounds. The participants were mostly 7th and 8th graders with some high school students as well.

Last year’s champions, Zovinar K ’17, Yassmin E ’17, and Mehraj M ’17 (Team Name: Screw You, We Were Last Year’s Champions!) finished in 2nd place this year with a total of 51 points.

The first place team received movie passes and the second and third place teams received iTunes gift cards.

photo[3]Awards were also distributed for best team names. The “Flatulent Alpacas” and the “Andrew Jackson 5” took home those awards.

A team of teachers also participated. Mr Mehan, Dr. Helfenbein, and Ms. Mihalache finished with 57 points.

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