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Dan Gill advances to State Bee Competition


Eighth grader Dan Gill, son of Randy and Janice Gill of Shipshewana, has been notified that he has qualified to participate at the state level of the National Geographic Bee in Indianapolis on April 5.

After becoming the school Bee winner at Westview Junior-Senior High School, Gill took a qualifying test where he scored among the top 100 students in the state. He will be competing against students in grades four through eight at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis.

One winner from each state and territory will advance to the national competition which will be held May 20-22 in Washington, D.C. The national competition will be moderated by Alex Trebek.