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Student Qualifies for National Geography Bee

Darshen Jayaratnam

Dorseyville Middle School seventh-grader Darshen Jayaratnam was named the champion in the seventh-grade division of the International Academic Competitions (IAC) Pittsburgh Regional Geography Bee. He has now qualified to participate in the IAC’s National Geography Bee that will be held this summer.

The regional competition was held May 7, 2022, at Somerset Area Junior/Senior High School. Darshen qualified for the regional geography bee by earning high marks on the Online Regional Qualifying Exam.