Saturday, February 4, 2017

SCS Geobee Competition Crowns our 2017 Champion


Shelburne Community School
SCS Geo Bee Championship - Recap


Thank you, AGAIN, to SCS students from grades 4 - 8 for participating in the 2017 National Geographic Bee at Shelburne Community School!


We have crowned a school champion!


Here is a quick recap with a few photos included:

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Our 2017 Geobee Finalists


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Final rounds:
The format was slightly different for the SCS Geo Bee Championship.
Questions come in rounds, with different elements like using maps and writing answers to a single group question.


Throughout the rounds, students were eliminated after they missed two questions.
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The competition in the early rounds
Students worked through difficult questions spanning U.S. and world geography. Eventually, the group of finalists was narrowed:


Ben Wilson finished in third place overall.


So....


Reid Galvin and Isaac Krementsov
advanced to the championship round.


In a best-of-three series, using written responses, the SCS Geo Bee champion for 2017 was crowned - for the second year in a row:


2017 SCS Geo Bee REPEAT Champion:
Isaac Krementsov


Congratulations to Isaac, as well as all finalists and participants in the 2017 SCS Geo Bee Competition.
Thank you to all who helped make this happen!


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