Whitewater Middle School hosted a school-wide National Geographic Geography Bee on Friday, December 16. Special congratulations to 7th grade champion and grand champion overall, Andrew Rollette, son of Jeannine Volbright, Whitewater. Gio Anello, son of John and Lisa Anello, Whitewater, earned 2nd place and is also a 7th grader. 6th grade champion and 3rd place over all went to Joshua Keller, son of Elisabeth Keller, Whitewater. Additional congratulations go to Elizabeth Houwers, daughter of John and Amy Houwers, Whitewater, as she was the top student for the 8th grade and placed 4th overall.
Andrew will now complete a qualifying test to go on and compete at the state level National Geographic Bee where he has a chance to win a $50,000 college scholarship.
Congratulations to Andrew, Gio, Joshua and Elizabeth! Good Luck to Andrew as he advances to the next level of competition.
Pictured left to right - Andrew Rollette, Gio Anello, Joshua Keller