California geography bee debuts at Fresno State with familiar winner

The Fresno BeeApril 4, 2014 

A seventh-grader from the Bay Area won California's geography bee on Friday morning at Fresno State.

It's the third straight year that Tuvya Bergson-Michelson of Burlingame has won the $100 top prize and a seat at the National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C. in mid-May.

About 100 students in grades four through eight competed in the state competition, which for the past 25 years was held in Sacramento.

Taking second was Daniel Wang of San Jose. Rhea Mitr of Dublin was third and placing fourth was Anshuman Pendse of Milpitas.


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