CROWN POINT | Ten students from grades four through eight competed in the school wide Geography Bee at St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point on Jan 10.
Nicky Waren, eighth grader at St. Mary’s, emerged as the school champion. Waren won the school championship both as a sixth grader and as a seventh grader as well.
In February, Waren excelled on a statewide qualifier exam and for the third straight year will join 99 other contestants in the state championship in Indianapolis on April 6. He will try to improve upon his top 30 performance from last year.