Nine Wyncote fourth graders entered this week’s National Geographic GeoBee and after several rounds of answering questions about United States states, world geography, environmental issues and habitat loss, Hannah Dreibelbis came out on top, followed by Oliver Burnside and Trevonn Campbell. The National Geographic GeoBee is an annual competition designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world. All Cheltenham elementary schools participate in fourth grade each year. Students answer both written, online and oral questions.
The National Geographic GeoBee is an annual competition designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world. Registered schools receive a suite of curated study resources to prepare students and 400+ GeoBee questions covering geography, civilizations, cultures, physical features, and more to hold a school GeoBee. Prizes to celebrate participants will also be included. The academic competition is open to students in grades four through eight, in public schools, private schools, and homeschools in the United States and its territories, as well as the Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS).