On January 4, the seventh grade Geography Bee was held in the South Orangetown Middle School auditorium. Winners from each individual class competition assembled on the stage to vie for the title of the overall seventh grade winner. Questions were posed to each of the contestants by teachers Sarah Kukla and James Amandola, who, along with teacher Chip Foley are the advisors for the seventh grade portion of the Geography Bee. From the original 10 competitors, the winning answer came from seventh grader Tadhg O’Riordan will now be a semi-finalist and will go on to face the winners of the sixth, and eighth grade competitions. The winner of that contest will go on to compete in the National Geography Bee at the regional level.