Students in grades 4-8 and ranging in age from 10 to 14 will compete for the bee crown and three college scholarships worth $50,000. The champion wins the top prize of a $25,000 college scholarship and lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society.
The 54 finalists each have won state-level geographic bees. They represent the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Atlantic Territories, the Pacific Territories and Department of Defense Dependents Schools.
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