In what Canadian province is Niagara-on-the-Lake located?
Matthew Janson, a Randolph Middle eighth-grader, gave the correct answer (Ontario), which made him the North Carolina finalist for the National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C.
|Photo courtesy Liz Janson|
Matthew competed against almost 100 other North Carolina students (grades 4-8) Friday at UNC Charlotte.
As the state winner, he received $100, the "Complete National Geographic" on DVD and a trip to Washington, D.C., where the Bee takes place May 20-22.
The National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo Wild will air final round, moderated by Alex Trebek, May 23.
For more information, visit www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee.