A world of knowledge at Hopewell Elementary School
● By ACL
Fifth and sixth grade classroom champions at Hopewell Elementary School recently participated in the school-level competition of the 26th annual National Geographic Bee sponsored by the National Geographic Society. Sixth-grader Gavin Baumgardner was the Bee winner and will take a qualifying test for the Pennsylvania Geography Bee. Pictured front from left are Academically Talented Program teacher Jennifer Shelley, Gavin Baumgardner, fifth grader Nicholas Marker, first runner-up; sixth grader Brian Brower, second runner-up; and Principal Nicole Addis. Classroom champions also included, top from left, sixth grader Sierra Cullen, fifth graders Gavin Fitzgerald, Gabriella Lombardi and Emily McShane, and sixth grader Justin Neskie and Sean Weber. Sixth-grader Trinity Denzler was unable to participate due to illness.