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2010 Iowa Geographic Bee

April 7, 2010
Dysart Reporter

Brandon Hill, a seventh grader at Union Middle School, is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2010 Iowa Geographic Bee.In early January, Brandon won the school-level bee at Union Middle School.He then took the state qualifying test and is one of the 100 students eligible to compete at the state-level Geography Bee.Students competing in the bee answered a variety of questions based on national and world geography.The 2010 Iowa Geographic Bee will be held at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny on Friday, April 9, 2010.The state winner will receive $100, a globe, and a trip to Washington, D.C., where he/she will represent Iowa in the national finals at the National Geographic Society headquarters, May 25-26, 2010.The national winner will receive a $25, 000 college scholarship.The final round of the 2010 National Geographic Bee, featuring Alex Trebek, will air on the National Geographic Channel on May 26.



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