Indian-American Rishi Nair wins 28th annual National Geographic Bee Competition

A 12 year old, Indian American student Rishi Nair has won the prestigious National Geographic Bee competition 2016As National Geographic Bee champion, Nair received a $50,000 college scholarship and a lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society. He also wins a trip to Alaska and Glacier Bay National Park. In the competition, 7 of the 10 finalists were Indian-Americans.

He is a sixth grader from Florida, took top honors at the 28th annual National Geographic Bee held at the National Geographic headquarters in Washington DCEighth-grader, Saketh Jonnalagadda from Massachusetts was the runner up and recipient of the 25000 US dollars college scholarship. Third place and a 10000 US dollars college scholarship was grabbed by Kapil Nathan, a sixth-grader from Alabama.

This is the fifth consecutive year that an Indian-American has won the prestigious national tournament. Last year Karan Menon had won the competition.


So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the Indian American student who has won the 28th annual National Geographic Bee Competition ?
2. The 28th annual National Geographic Bee competition,which held at National Geographic headquarter in Washington, total how many Indian- American were selected out of 10 finalist ?  



Courtesy : The Hindu

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