Vancouver student runner-up at National History Bee in Atlanta

Andrew Douglas, a fifth-grader at Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School in Vancouver, advanced to the championship round Saturday at the National History Bee in Atlanta and took the National Elementary Runner-Up title.

Eleven-year-old Andrew advanced to the championship round by being the first student to correctly identify the Montana battle that involved Marcus Reno: the Battle of Little Bighorn.

However, he stumbled on the next question: “In what decade did the Haymarket Square Riot occur?”

The correct answer is the 1880s.

 

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