On Jan. 8th, Ian Anglum, a 6th grade student at Maple Street School, answered, "Chile!" to win the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee and a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship.
Hanna Kusumi, an 8th grade student, was runner up.
The school-level Bee, at which students answered oral questions on geography, was the first round in the 25th annual National Geographic Bee.
Thousands of schools around the country participate in this competition. The school winners, including Ian, will take a written test and up to 100 of the top scorers in each state will be eligible to compete in their state Bee on April 5.
For more information about Maple Street School, call Jeff Barclay at (802) 362-7137 or visit on the web at www.maplestreet school.com.