Student Qualifies for State-Level Geographic Bee

Dorseyville Middle School seventh grader Elijah Conklin qualified for the 2018 Pennsylvania Geographic State Bee. The 29th Pennsylvania Geographic Bee was held April 6 at The State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg and this was Elijah’s second year to qualify to participate.

The state bee is open to students in grades four-eight who won the competition at their school level and then earned high marks on an online National Geography Bee test. Elijah was named the Dorseyville Middle School winner and competed against other sixth, seventh, and eighth graders at DMS. At the state bee, Elijah compete against more than 100 of the top-scoring students in Pennsylvania.