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Cumberland eighth grader wins RI geography bee

Fri, Apr 01, 2011  --------newsblog RI Providence-Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Chase Boni, an eighth grader at North Cumberland Middle School, won the Rhode Island finals of the National Geographic Bee on Friday at Rhode Island College.

Boni is the son of Kristin and Stephen Boni of Cumberland. He will go on to the national contest in Washington, D.C

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The Rhode Island Geography Education Alliance is pleased to announce the winners of our recent contest to celebrate the 2010 National Geographic theme of FRESHWATER:

1st Prize

Miranda Peloquin  "Memories of My Lake"  V. J. Gallagher Middle School, Smithfield, RI

Honorable Mention

Joshua Hersey  "Water, Water....Boy I Wish I Had Some"  Winsor Hill Elementary School.
   Johnston, RI
Madalyn Moore  "Ahh! Refreshing"  Sarah Dyer Barnes School, Johnston, RI
Ashley Shilko  "Stump Pond"  V. J. Gallagher Middle School, Smithfield, RI
Alison Izzi  "The Brook in My Backyard"  V. J. Gallagher Middle School, Smithfield,RI

Congratulations to all these students and their teachers and administrators!

Ellen Thompson
RIGEA GAW Coordinator

Teacher Appreciation Day at Roger Williams Park Zoo, September 18, 2010

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National Geographic State Bee 2009

Oliver Lucier, 7th Grader at Broad Rock Middle School, South Kingstown wins State Level National Geography Bee at Rhode Island College, April 3, 2009.

http://www.projo.com/news/content/RI_BEE_04_04-04-09_PIDUILA_v3.36a9f65.html