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Oak Ridge Students Compete in National History Bee

 Congratulations to Oak Ridge students who recently completed in the 2017 National History Bee contest in Atlanta, Ga.

Ashna Karia, 6th grade: Out of approximately 12,000,000 “eligible” United States sixth grade students, Ashna qualified for Nationals with 367 other sixth graders (only three-tenths of one percent made this qualification). Out of this .3%, Ashna was able to place 168th of 317. This put her in the top 46% of the top .3% of our country!

Jared Stumpf, 8th grade: Out of approximately 11,000,000 “eligible” United States eighth grade students, Jared qualified for Nationals with 317 other eighth graders (only three-tenths of one percent made this qualification). Out of this .3%, Jared was able to place 190th of 317. This put him in the top 60% of the top .3% of our country!

Cavan O’Hara, 8th grade: Out of approximately 11,000,000 “eligible” United States eighth grade students, Cavan qualified for Nationals with 317 other eighth graders (only three-tenths of one percent made this qualification). Out of this .3%, Cavan was able to place 164th of 317. This put him in the top 52% of the top .3% of our country!

Nicholas Weaver, 8th grade: Out of approximately 11,000,000 “eligible” United States eighth grade students, Nicholas qualified for Nationals taking 3rd place at Regionals with 317 other eighth graders (only three-tenths of one percent made this qualification). Out of this .3%, Nicholas was able to qualify for the final championship buzzer round, earning him an awesome medal! Competing with only 64 other 8th grade students, Nicholas was able to place 48th of 317. This put him in the top 15% of the top .3% of our country!