2013 National Geographic Bee

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Austin fifth grader student Chinmay Murthy, from Paragon Preparatory Middle School, will represent Texas in the 2013 National Geographic Bee airing Friday, May 24 at 1 pm, Saturday, May 25 at 5 pm and Sunday, May 26 at 5 pm. By using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society, students from around the country compete in the annual National Geographic Bee. The National Geographic Bee is constructed to encourage teachers to include geography in their class rooms in order to increase student and public interest in the subject.

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The 2013 National Geographic Bee State Winners are:

bee_logo4-634x634Alabama – Christopher Lough, 7th Grade, Prattville Christian Academy, Prattville
AlaskaKenny Petrini, 8th Grade, Central Middle School of Science, Anchorage
ArizonaCameron Danesh, 6th Grade, Mountainside Middle School, Scottsdale
ArkansasChristian Boekhout, 7th Grade, Hot Springs Intermediate School, Hot Springs
Atlantic Territories - Leonides Diaz, 7th Grade, St. John’s School, San Juan
CaliforniaTuvya Bergson-Michelson, 6th Grade, Nueva School, Hillsborough
Colorado -Pranit Nanda, 7th Grade, Aurora Quest K-8 School, Aurora
Connecticut  – Michael Borecki, 8th Grade, Middlesex Middle School, Darien
Delaware - Kevin M. Orzada, 8th Grade, The Independence School, Newark
Department Of Defense Dependents Schools - Patrick LeWallen, 7th Grade, Ryukyu Middle School, Okinawa
District Of ColumbiaLars Nordquist, 5th Grade, St. Albans School
FloridaWalker Miler, 7th Grade, James Weldon Johnson Middle School, Jacksonville
GeorgiaSanjeev Uppalari, 5th Grade, Fulton Sunshine Academy, Roswell
HawaiiAndrew Anderton, 8th Grade, Island School, Lihue
IdahoAmrit Singh, 7th Grade, Grangeville Elementary/Middle School, Grangeville
IllinoisConrad Oberhaus, 7th Grade, Daniel Wright Junior High School, Lincolnshire
IndianaSean Ives, 7th Grade, Trinity Lutheran School, Crown Point
IowaJonathan Grunenwald, 8th Grade, Ames Homeschool Assistance Program, Ames
KansasPreneeta Nalluri, 6th Grade, Overland Trail Middle School, Overland Park
KentuckyHunter Watkins, 8th Grade, Calloway, Marshall, & McCracken Cty Homeschoolers, Farmington
LouisianaCécile Girard, 7th Grade, Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School, Lake Charles
MaineArcher Thomas, 8th Grade, Bonny Eagle Middle School, Buxton
MarylandAbhinav Karthikeyan, 4th Grade, Clearspring Elementary School, Damascus
MassachusettsSathwik Karnik, 7th Grade, King Philip Regional Middle School, Norfolk
MichiganNeha Middela, 6th Grade, Detroit Country Day School, Beverly Hills
MinnesotaAlexander Conrad, 7th Grade, Valley View Middle School, Edina
MississippiJun Chen, 8th Grade, Margaret Green Junior High School, Cleveland
MissouriAviral Misra, 5th Grade, Academy Montessori Internationale, Kansas City
MontanaGrace Rembert, 5th Grade, Morning Star Elementary, Bozeman
NebraskaTheodore Jansen, 5th Grade, Paddock Road Elementary, Omaha
NevadaNick Vazeen, 8th Grade, Challenger School ? Summerlin Campus, Las Vegas
New HampshireNeelam Sandhu, 8th Grade, Ross A. Lurgio Middle School, Bedford
New Jersey – William DiGrande, 8th Grade, Warren Middle School, Warren
New Mexico – Huy Tran, 7th Grade, Albuquerque Academy,  Albuquerque
New York – Gabriel Straus, 7th Grade, Collegiate School for Boys, New York
North CarolinaMatthew Janson, 8th Grade, Randolph Middle School, Charlotte
North DakotaLuke Bowan, 8th Grade, Jamestown Area Homeschoolers, Jamestown
OhioKyle Yu, 7th Grade, Lee Burneson Middle School, Westlake
OklahomaMatthew Armor, 8th Grade, Whittier Middle School, Norman
OregonHarish Palani, 7th Grade, Stoller Middle School, Portland
Pacific TerritoriesJacob Augelli, 7th Grade, Cmd. William C. McCool Elem/Middle, Guam
PennsylvaniaSai Vaddadi, 8th Grade, Eagle View Middle School, Mechanicsburg
Rhode IslandJacob Polatty, 7th Grade, Rhode Island Home Educators, North Kingstown
South CarolinaKrish Patel, 7th Grade, Pinewood Preparatory School, Summerville
South DakotaMark Vanderzee, 8th Grade, George S. Mickelson Middle School, Brookings
TennesseeAdithyan Sujithkumar, 7th Grade, Robertsville Middle School, Oak Ridge
TexasChinmay Murthy, 5th Grade, Paragon Preparatory Middle School, Austin
UtahJoshua Nkoy, 8th Grade, Challenger School, Sandy
VermontTyler Jager, 7th Grade, Manchester Elementary/Middle School, Manchester Center
VirginiaAkhil Rekulapelli, 7th Grade, Stone Hill Middle School, Ashburn
WashingtonOwen Benda, 7th Grade, Open Window School, Bellevue
West Virginia -Andrew Christy, 7th Grade, St. Francis Central Catholic School, Morgantown
WisconsinAsha Jain, 7th Grade, MHLT Elementary School, Minocqua
WyomingGarrett Means, 8th Grade, Snowy Range Academy, Laramie