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Vacca Wins Local Geographic Bee, Advances to Next Level


The first round of the National Geographic Bee, the school Bee, was held on December 2, 2016 at Mena High School Performing Arts Center. Sophia Vacca, a 5th grader at Holly Harshman Elementary, won the school competition.

With Vacca’s win, she will now proceed to the next round of the competition, which is a qualifying test to determine state competitors. All school champions are eligible to win the national championship and its first place prize, a $50,000 college scholarship, at the national championship May 15-17, 2017 in Washington, D.C.