Frank Acosta, an eighth grade student at Jericho Middle School, won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee and advanced as a semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2017 New York State National Geographic State Bee. The contest will be held on Friday, March 31, 2017.
The school Bee, at which students answered questions on geography, was the first round in the annual National Geographic Bee. The runner up was Aditya Niwalkar.
Back row: Dr. Gately, Pradeep Kundu, Mr. Lawlor, Matthew Lecher, Dr. Sundberg, Mr. Wiener, Ms. Cantwell
Middle Row: Jennifer Baek, Rebecca Cho, Vivian Wu, Irene Lee, Max Volynets, Rishab Bhatia, Aaron Yeung
Front row: Aditya Niwalkar, Tanisha Lakhi, Madiha Quadri, Julie Coronel, Aadarsh Yagnik, Siddhant Tandon, Frank Acosta.