6th Grader In State Geography Bee

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H.B. Whitehorne sixth grader Nicolas Slawski is a finalist for this year’s New Jersey state competition for the National Geographic Society’s National Geography Bee.

Should Slawski win the State Bee on March 30, he will qualify for the country-wide geography bee that is held in Washington, D.C.  The national bee is scheduled for May 22 to 24.

Verona has made it to the finals in the National Geographic Society bee once before: In 1996: Seyi Fayanju, then a seventh grader at the middle school, won the competition.

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  1. You should be extremely proud of your accomplishment representing your school and the New Jersy State Board of Education. I wish you all the best in the State Rounds. Do your best and know that you’re very special!!!!

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