A blog about living in Aberdeen, New Jersey.

Saturday, March 31, 2012

MAMS Student Among State Finalists at 2012 Geo Bee

Brian Slobotsky, an eighth-grader at Matawan-Aberdeen Middle School, was among the eight finalists out of 100 contestants at the state round of the 2012 National Geographic Bee, held on Friday at Rowan University in Glassboro, according to NJ.com. The winner, from Monmouth Junction, will vie for the national championship in late May.

Mr Slobotsky has been mentioned in three articles at The Patch: a 26 January 2012 piece mentioned his third place win at the local level of the VFW's Patriot's Pen national essay contest; an 18 Nov 2011 piece lauded his perfect score on the NJ ASK; and the most recent item, dated 15 Mar 2012, announced his qualification for the above geobee.

Congratulations to Mr Slobotsky, but also to his parents and the teachers and administrators at MAMS who promote such a thirst for knowledge of geography.


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