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Corbin 8th-grader takes top spot in state geography challenge, heading to DC for nationals
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Monday, April 7, 2014 9:56 AM EDT
BOWLING GREEN, Ky.
A Corbin eighth-grader will be traveling to Washington, D.C., next month to represent Kentucky in the national finals of the National Geographic Bee.
The winner received $100 and a paid trip to Washington for the national finals May 19 to 21.
First prize in the national competition is a $50,000 college scholarship and a trip to the Galapagos Islands, with $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to the next two finishers.