Sixth-grader Sam Geldin, 11, of Oak Park has qualified to represent Medea Creek Middle School and to participate at the state level of the National Geographic Bee.
More than 2,000 schools from Yreka to Calexico competed this year in school Bees and only the top 100 students in California advance to the state level.
The Bee takes place Fri., April 1 at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento. One hundred fourth- through eighth-graders will compete.
The state winner will be i...