Woods School would like to congratulate Tim DeVries for qualifying as a semifinalist eligible to compete in the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Wisconsin State Competition. The contest will be held at the American Family Insurance Corporate Headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin on Friday, March 29, 2019.
This is the second level of the National Geographic GeoBee competition, which is now in its 31st year. The National Geographic Society has invited up to 100 of the top-scoring students in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Department of Defense Dependents Schools and U.S. territories to compete in the State GeoBees.
This year, state champions will receive a medal, $1,000 in cash, and other prizes, as well as a trip to Washington, D.C., to represent their state in the National Championship to be held at National Geographic Society headquarters, May 19-22, 2019. Students that come in second and third place will receive cash awards of $300 and $100, respectively.