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Conor McPherson Qualifies For State Geography Bee

posted Feb 26, 2016, 11:30 AM by Seth Cole   [ updated Feb 26, 2016, 11:31 AM ]
Shapleigh School fifth grader Conor McPherson has qualified to compete in the state level competition of the National Geographic Bee. McPherson was informed of the exciting news in front of many of his classmates on Friday, February 26, by fifth grade teachers Janice Fickett and Doug Bennington.

The Maine State Bee will be held on Friday, April 1 at the University of Maine at Farmington. One champion from each state will advance to the national competition, which will be held May 22-25 at the National Geograpgic Society headquarters in Washington, D.C.

McPherson won Shapleigh School's school-wide geography bee on January 21.