Oley Valley students compete in geography bee
Seventh- and eighth-grade social studies students recently completed the first round of the National Geography Bee at Oley Valley Middle School. Classroom winners were determined after answering seven rounds of trivia questions related to U.S. states and capitals, oceans, native wildlife, and foreign countries. These talented winners moved onto a second round of competition involving similar questions. On Jan. 27, eighth-grader Zain Wegman was named the school winner and seventh-grader Kristina Kauffman was named first runner-up. Wegman will move onto a third round of competition during which he will take an online geography test. His score will earn him a ranking among other students in Pennsylvania and put him in the running for a $50,000 scholarship and a trip to the Galapagos Islands!