HRA 7th grader wins Middle School National Geographic Geography Bee

Congratulations to 7th grader Austin Hettche, who won HRA’s Middle School 2019 National Geographic Geography Bee!
The following students each earned a place on the stage competing in the school round: 8th graders Ivan Merritt and James Baust; 7th graders Kenneth Vander Vennet and Austin Hettche; 6th graders Parker Moore and Ishan Hartke; and 5th graders Taylor Ross, Lana Reed and Lauren Harris. Austin claimed the school medal following a championship round against formidable opponent and defending champion, Ishan Hartke. Congratulations to all of the participants!