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Education

Bradford holds geography bee

Madison McDermott (left) won the Bradford geography bee, Jordan Holmberg came in second and Maile Abella was awarded third place.
Madison McDermott (left) won the Bradford geography bee, Jordan Holmberg came in second and Maile Abella was awarded third place.

BRADFORD — The Bradford School District held its geography bee finals on Dec. 20, with the top two students from each grade level in the preliminary rounds in grades 4 to 8 moving to the final round.

Students who were in the finals were Meranda Schaffer, Payton Stahl, Jacob Bickett, Julia Sears, Madison McDermott, Jordan Holmberg, Maile Abella, Lea Fisher, Kendra Selby and Mark Painter. Maile Abella was awarded third place. Jordan Holmberg and Madison McDermott were the top two students at the end of the final round and then competed in the championship round. Madison was named the champion and Jordan was the runner-up. Madison will take a test to determine if she will qualify for the state geography bee competition.

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