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Story Last modified at 9:03 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13, 2011



Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan with Gruening Middle School seventh-grader Justin Collacutt at the State Geography Bee on April 1. Collacutt placed second in the state.
PHOTO courtesy Gruening Middle School

Justin Collacutt, a seventh-grade student at Gruening Middle School, placed second in the State Geography Bee Friday on April 1. Students that qualified for the event by winning their own school geography bee and passing a qualifying exam, came from all over state to the Egan Center in Anchorage to compete. The University of Alaska Geography Program at University of Alaska Fairbanks recognized the top three finishers with a medal.

This article published in The Alaska Star on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.