2014-04-03 / Around Town

National Geographic Winner


Sr. Luke congratulates Patrick May on his school award. Sr. Luke congratulates Patrick May on his school award. The school-wide winner of the annual Cluny School geography bee, sponsored by the National Geographic Society, was Patrick May, grade 5. Grades 4-8 each had two students compete in the contest. After winning the Cluny school-wide contest, Patrick completed a 100-question multiple choice geography test. His results were evaluated by National Geographic, and he qualified for a seat at the R.I. state finals.

Thousands of schools in the U.S. participate in the National Geographic Bee each year using materials provided by the National Geographic Society. State winners will compete in the National Bee in May.

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