DORSET - John Sebastian Thorn tied for sixth place in the State Geography Bee held at Middlebury College on Friday, April 4.

He has one of only two students who had a perfect eight out of eight answers in the semi-finals. He succeeded in making it to the finals with nine other students where he drew a difficult question and fell to his competition.

Thorn represented the best attributes of The Dorset School students as he congratulated the winner with great poise and grace.