Nevada County Superintendent of Schools first Academic Tournament of the 2021-2022 school year was a huge success! Nine local schools participated on Thursday, October 14th for the annual 7th Grade Geography Tournament. Schools nominated teams of three students who gathered at their school sites to collaborate on a proctored multiple choice 100-point test covering local, state, U.S. and world geography. The tests were then scored by the offsite Geography Tournament Committee.
We are proud to announce the FINAL WINNERS.
1st place Team Champion: Seven Hills
Zanyon Glasser, Gilbert Brailey, Jason Dion
2nd place: Grass Valley Charter
Sawyer Maddux, Ruby Auld, Eylse Moore
3rd place: Magnolia
Ella DesAutels, Jaylen Hale, Jackson Telliano
The multiple-choice test was then followed two weeks later by a 7th Grade Individual Geography Bee held on Thursday, October 28th, at the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools office. One student from each school team participated in a triple elimination format contest. There were seven participating schools.
Individual Geography Bee Awards were awarded to:
1st place Champion: Ella DesAutels of Magnolia Intermediate
2nd place: Erika Schwab of Chicago Park School
3rd place: Liam Coley of Clear Creek Elementary School