Lindbergh students participate in GeoBees

Elementary students in Lindbergh’s Program for Exceptionally Gifted Students recently competed against their classmates in the first round of the National Geography Bee.

Fifth-grader Ridhima Ginkala won and fifth-grader Greg Goetz was runner-up, according to a news release.

At Truman Middle School, eighth-grader Emma Deutschmann won the school-level Geography Bee, and runner-up was seventh-grader Bridget Klohr.

As winners of their school-level competitions, Ridhima and Emma will now complete a written test to apply for competition at the state GeoBee, which will take place in Columbia later this year, the release stated.