Apr 4 19

8th Grade Historian Qualifies for Nationals

Eighth grader Jackson Nealis finished first on the U.S. History Bee Exam, third in the National History Bee Quiz, and fourth in the International Geography Bee Exam at the 2019 Central Florida History Bee and Bowl Championships at Shorecrest Prep in St. Petersburg on March 23. Those results qualified him for the upcoming JV National Tournament in Washington, D.C., the Middle School Nationals in Chicago, and the International History Olympiad Bee. Jackson competed at the Junior Varsity level (7th, 8th, 9th and 10th grades). The U.S. History Bee is a social studies competition for primary and secondary school students across America and consists of two stages. The first is the National Qualifying Exam, and second The National History Bee is a buzzer-based history quiz competition. Students compete in a series of rounds where they attempt to be the first to ring in and answer paragraph-length questions about various topics in history. Congrats, Jackson! #worldclasseducation

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