Congratulations to Kincaid, Harboview's Geo Bee champion

Posted: Sunday, December 14, 2008

"The Gulf of Guinea is a major offshore oil exploration and drilling zone off the west coast of what continent?" was the geographic question that determined Conor Kincaid, fifth-grader in Lucy Potter's Harborview Elementary School class, as this year's Geo Bee champion.

As the school champion, Kincaid will take a qualifying test in early January. If he is one of the top 100 scorers in Alaska, he will advance to the state championship, which will be held April 3 in Anchorage. Harboview congratulates you, Conor!

Harborview also congratulates all finalists: Elias Antaya, Bradley Gilbert, Katherine Kane, Jeryn Knapp, Forest Kobayashi, Anton Rieselbach, Ian Scholl, Laurel Sheufelt and Duncan Smith. Finalists demonstrated outstanding geographic knowledge and good sportsmanship.

A big thanks to Tom McKenna, Diane Antaya, Julie Leary and Laura Imamura for helping with the geo bee competition this year!

Liz Agnew

Extended Learning Teacher

Harborview Elementary School

Juneau

P.S. The answer is Africa!



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