7th grader Gunnar Jacobson, of Saint Edmond’s Academy in Wilmington, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2018 Delaware National Geographic State Bee. The contest will be held at the University of Delaware on Friday, April 6, 2018!
This is the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition, which is now in its 30th year. To celebrate the 30th annual National Geographic Bee, the cash prize for the top three students in each state has doubled. Each state champion will receive $200, the National Geographic Visual Atlas of the World, 2nd Edition and a trip to Washington, D.C., to represent their state in the National Geographic Bee Championship to be held at National Geographic Society headquarters, May 20-23, 2018.
Congratulations and Good Luck, Gunnar!