Eighth Grader Zach Hobbs Qualifies for State Championships of National Geographic Bee

Park received word today that eighth grader Zach Hobbs is one of the 100 semifinalists in the Maryland National Geographic State Bee. The contest will be held at the Community College of Baltimore in Catonsville on Friday, March 27. Each state champion will receive $100, the National Geographic Atlas of the World, 10th Edition, a medal, and a trip to Washington, D.C., to represent their state in the National Geographic Bee Championship to be held at National Geographic Society headquarters, May 11-13, 2015. The national champion will receive a $50,000 college scholarship and lifetime membership in the Society. The national champion will also travel (along with one parent or guardian), all expenses paid, to the Galápagos Islands.

Congratulations, Zach, and GOOD LUCK!

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