Jasper Lemberg, seventh grader at Roosevelt Intermediate School in Westfield, will be representing the Westfield Public Schools at the State Geography Bee on April 4th at Rowan University. Jasper, pictured here with his Social Studies teacher Kimberly Lasky, qualified to advance to the State level through a written exam and following notification from the National Geographic Society. In January, Jasper won first place for the second consecutive year in the school-based Geography Bee held at Roosevelt, and this marks his second consecutive entry into the state competition.
Westfield Student Advances to State Level Geography Bee
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