Anderson triple winner of Arnall Geography Bee

alt

Finalists in Arnall Middle School’s recent Geography Bee included, from left, Jack Hester, Raven Green, Hope Kjar, Jamie Sheets (third place), Paul Anderson (first place), Samuel Hyde (second place), Jonah Steerman, Logan Grey, Maya Wright and Danny Stevenson.

From Staff Reports
education@newnan.com
Eighth-grader Paul Anderson recently claimed Arnall Middle School’s annual Geography Bee title for the third consecutive year.
“Paul has the distinctive honor of being the first in our school to win the geography bee three years straight, which is quite an accomplishment,” said Arnall Principal Jan Franks.
Ten finalists competed in the event, held in the school’s media center, with seventh-grader Samuel Hyde finishing second and sixth-grader Jamie Sheets finishing third.
Other finalists were sixth-graders Maya Wright and Danny Stevenson; seventh-graders Raven Green and Jack Hester; and eighth-graders Logan Grey, Hope Kjar and Jonah Steerman.
To determine whether he qualifies for state competition, Anderson took a written test that was mailed to the National Geographic Society for scoring. The top 100 scores from winners across Georgia advance to the state Geography Bee.
Anderson has qualified in both of his previous winning years.


More Education

Welch Elementary holds pancake breakfast

The Welch Elementary School PTO recently sponsored its first Pancakes with Parents breakfast event. Hundreds of Welch’s parents, guard ... Read More


BOE appoints three new principals

The Coweta County Board of Education recently appointed new principals to three of its schools – East Coweta High School (ECHS), Evans ... Read More


Part 2

Coweta County Teacher of the Year finalists named

In its second week of a three week series, The Newnan Times-Herald is highlighting the 2015 Coweta County Teachers of the Year. The series w ... Read More


JPES class combines PE, art, music

The specials classes of Jefferson Parkway Elementary School (JPES) recently held a combined lesson to relate art, music, and physical educat ... Read More


Coweta County 4Hers win district project honors

Seventeen Coweta County 4-H'ers recently returned from the Northwest District Project Achievement competition, having earned honors in their ... Read More

Part 1

Coweta names finalists for 2015 Teacher of the Year

The Newnan Times-Herald is beginning a three-part series today that highlights the 2015 Coweta County Teachers of the Year. The series will ... Read More