2013 HMS GEOGRAPHY BEE
The kickoff for this yearʼs Bee was the week of November 12th, with thousands of schools around the United States and in the ﬁve U.S. territories participating. The school winners will now take a written test; up to 100 of the top scorers on that test in each state will then be eligible to compete in their state Bee on April 5, 2013. Maineʼs State Bee will be held at the University of Maine at Farmington.
The National Geographic Society is one of the worldʼs largest nonproﬁt scientiﬁc and educational organizations. Founded in 1888 to “increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,” the Societyʼs mission is to inspire people to care about the planet.
geography, was the ﬁrst round in the 25th annual National Geographic Bee. This yearʼs Bee was sponsored by Google. The school ﬁnalists included: Nate Dealamen, Joan Estabrook, Zach Hamilton, Joe Inger, Olivia OʼHalloran, Cal Owen, Ravi Patel, Carolyn Snow, Sage Watterson, and Tucker Whitney.