Adventist Student Makes Top 10 at State Geography Bee

July 01, 2011 | Archie Harris

More than 100 students from around the state met April 1 in Billings, Mont., at the state National Geography Bee to compete. The person who won first-place in the bee would qualify to move on to Washington, D.C.

Alex Wredberg, student at Five Falls Christian School in Great Falls, Mont., was one of those lucky students to compete. After winning the geography bee at his school, he took a test and qualified to go to the state competition.

In Billings, Wredberg had to answer tough questions about topics such as the call letters of airports and rivers around the world. While Wredberg placed sixth overall and didn't qualify to go Washington, D.C., he felt like he did well. He says, "I am already studying for next year's bee. This was tough, but I didn't want to win. Maybe next year."