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14-year-old makes mark in history

The moderator of the National History Bee in Atlanta read a clue about a giant of American space travel: “This man’s most famous quote is missing an ‘a’ because of static.” Brendan Reynolds’s young mind raced with excitement as he hit the buzzer. “Neil Armstrong!” the 14-year-old bespectacled redhead recalled answering. “I had read that he meant Read More…


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 Read More…


Allentown eighth-grader wins National History Bee

“An eighth-grader at Seven Generations Charter School in Emmaus has won the National History Bee in Atlanta over the weekend. Alex Schmidt of Allentown, was named the winner in the individual competition in which thousands of elementary and middle school students competed at 37 regional sites around the country to advance to the national championship. Read More…


[VIDEO] Colby Middle School Student Heads to National History Bee

Summer brings out the bees, but there’s one bee that’s putting Colby on the map – the National History Bee. This year is the first that Colby Middle School even entered their students. Four qualified for regional and now one star student is moving on to the national stage. Sam Krause is an 8th grader Read More…


West Hazel Dell student heads to national history bee

“West Hazel Dell — A fifth-grader at Eisenhower Elementary School will prove his knowledge of history at the National History Bee next month in Atlanta. Andrew Douglas will represent Oregon and Southwest Washington after winning a regional championship in March. In the competition, he’ll be expected to demonstrate a wide breadth of historical knowledge, from Read More…


Immanuel Lutheran eighth-grader heads to national championship

“BRANDON — Four eighth-grade students at Immanuel Lutheran School competed recently in the National History Bee Regional Finals in Winter Haven: Dioney Little, Charles Conover, Eric Irani and David Garcia. The students were tested on a large variety of historical topics, initially in a middle-school-wide history bee. After that, Lisa Talbott, eighth-grade teacher and history bee Read More…


Laredo teen to compete on national stage

“LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) – In an unprecedented academic achievement for the alumnus of Harmony Science Academy, 14-year-old Laredoan Louie Ramos will be competing for the title of Champion at the National History Bee in Atlanta, GA on June 7, 2014. The civic-minded, long time Boy Scout has attended Harmony Science Academy for six years and Read More…


Onalaska teen going to national history competition in Atlanta

“History doesn’t rank near the top of the favorite subject list for a lot of students. But for Darius Namazi, history is a breeze. The 13-year-old eighth-grader at Onalaska Middle School recently qualified for the National History Bee to be held June 1 in Atlanta, Ga. “This has been an instance for me to see Read More…


Local student to attend National History Bee

  “Whether it’s about Elizabeth I, the Treaty of Paris or the Gulf War, chances are 11-year-old Tirzah Schanding can tell you all about it from memory. Tirzah, a fifth-grade homeschool student, qualified for the National History Bee after competing in the Lexington Regional History Bee on April 2. Schanding is taught at home by Read More…


Six CNY students qualify for National History Bee competition

“Six Central New York students have qualified for the National History Bee in Washington, D.C. in June. The National History Bee is an academic competition for elementary and middle school students that tests historical knowledge. Four Eagle Hill Middle School students and two from St. Rose of Lima school in North Square qualified by being a Read More…


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    The moderator of the National History Bee in Atlanta read a clue about a giant of American space travel: “This man’s most famous quote is missing an ‘a’ because of static.” Brendan Reynolds’s young mind raced with excitement as he hit the buzzer. “Neil Armstrong!” the 14-year-old bespectacled redhead recalled answering. “I had read that he meant Read More…