This week’s Whiz Kid has just made it to the state finals for the National Geography Bee, which takes place this Friday.
Adrienne Sarasy was shocked when she won a geography bee at her school, The Healdsburg School, last year.
Then in seventh grade, Adrienne had recently memorized all of the countries in the world and their capitals for class. She had also started working and studying to learn more about history and geography.
Now in eighth grade, Adrienne not only won her school’s geography bee, but she passed a geography test with the National Geographic Society and was automatically qualified for the state finals National Geographic Bee with 99 other California students her age. [More...]