Murphy wins WAC Geography Bee

June 27th, 2015 1:20 am

First Posted: 1/20/2013

Timothy Murphy, an eighth-grade student at Wyoming Area Catholic, won the school level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Jan. 11 and a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship. The school-level Bee, at which students answered oral questions on geography, was the first round in the 25th annual National Geographic Bee. Next will be a written exam for with a chance to go to the national competition in Washington D.C. From left, are Wyoming Area Catholic social studies teacher Mary Ann Paddock-Kaminsk, who served as moderator of the Geography Bee; Murphy and Ann Marie Walsh, a judge and eighth-grade teacher.