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January 26th, 2011
Travis holds Geography Bee finals


Winner Will Hutchinson proudly displays his medal.


Last week, Travis Elementary School held the finals in its Geography Bee contest. The competition boiled down to ten fifth grade students from the Geography Enrichment class.

The event, moderated by Travis Librarian Jan Rudnicki, left two students standing, with Will Hutchinson taking first place honors and Desiree Jackson coming in second. Hutchinson was awarded a medal for his performance.

Hutchinson will now take a written test to hopefully qualify for advancement to state level competition.


Students watch attentively at the Travis Elementary Geography Bee finals.

012511momentdecisionHutchinson (right) and Jackson (left) suspended in suspense waiting for results.

012511smileHutchinson smiles as he learns he is the winner.

012511medalpresTravis Librarian Jan Rudnicki presents Hutchinson with his medal.

012511DesireeJacksonJackson gets congratulatory hugs for her second-place efforts.

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