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Fort Couch Middle School Students Show Off Their Knowledge in National Geography Bee

Fort Couch Middle School students participated in the National Geographic Bee on Thursday, December 17. The top scoring students in the competition were Jason Choi, Richa Mahajan, and Ben Pribanic.
 
Our congratulations and BRAVOS go to all students who participated, with special commendation to Ben Pribanic for winning the school level competition. Ben will go on to take a written qualifying exam in fcgeobee2016 February, which will determine if he continues on to the state level competition on April 1.
 
GeoBee is sponsored by the National Geographic Society, one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world with interests including geography, archaeology and natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation. The contest is designed to motivate students to learn about the world and how it works.
 
Ms. Connie Gibson and Mr. Jason O'Roark were sponsors of the Fort Couch GeoBee.

Pictured:
Richa Mahajan, Ben Pribanic, and Jason Choi (left to right), who earned top scores in the Fort Couch National Geography Bee, can find obscure places on a global map.
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