Kent School Student Named National Geographic State Bee Semifinalist by National Geographic Society

Tricia Cammerzell
Flynn Bowman, and eighth grade student at Kent School, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2018 Maryland National Geographic State Bee. The contest will be held at Maryland Public Television Studios in Owings Mills on Friday, April 6, 2018.
Kent School’s school level bee was held on January 12 with 16 participants from grades 4-8. After several rounds of questions on national and international geography, Flynn emerged the winner. School geography bee coordinator and seventh grade geography teacher, Michelle Cerino said, “We are so proud of Flynn. Flynn works hard and is always prepared for the task at hand. It is gratifying to see his hard work rewarded on larger stage.” Nancy Mugele, Head of Kent School said, “Flynn always represents Kent School at a very high level. I have no doubt he will make us proud as he competes on April 6.” Mugele continued, “Kent School has a solid track record of students who qualify to compete in the Maryland State Geo Bee. This affirms our mission to offer our students a global curriculum starting with our youngest students that includes geography, art, music, foreign language and social studies.”