Winner of National Geographic Bee
Sierra Volkert, a seventh grade student at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic School, Lehighton, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee held Jan. 12 and a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship. The school-level Bee, at which 10 student finalists answered oral questions, was the first round in the 22nd Annual National Geographic Bee. Sierra advances to the next level of competition, a written exam to determine state competitors.