8th-grader wins geography bee
Cullen Moriarty is Lansing Middle School's geography bee champion.
The eighth-grader won this year's National Geographic GeoBee and now will take the written qualifying test to see if he can progress to the state level competition in March.
Eighth-grader Hannah Hecht placed second in the competition. Third and fourth place went to sixth-grader Ali Scheurer and eighth-grader Jennifer Snyder, respectively.