7th grader wins Saint Joseph Geography Bee

Pictured here from left: Principal Doug Jones, Matthew Blackwood, John Matthews and Mina Leffler. (Photo: Saint Joseph Catholic School)

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Seventh grader John Matthews won the 2017 Saint Joseph Catholic School Geography Bee.

Matthews will advance to the upcoming state geography bee after passing a written exam.

The second place winner was seventh grader Matthew Blackwood and eighth grader Mina Leffler took third.

The National Geographic Bee in Washington on May 15-17.



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