Cara Condon, an eighth grader at Union Middle School, was the local school winner of the 2013 Geographic Bee, sponsored by National Geographic and Google. Each year, 7th and 8th grade students at Union Middle School compete at the local level in their social studies classes. Eight semi-finals then complete to be the school winner.
Students competing in the bee answered a variety of questions based on national and world geography. Winning students can then compete to move on to the state level and even the national level of the Geographic Bee. This year, the National Geographic Bee was held at the National Geographic Society headquarters from May 20- 22.