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Farragut Middle School Student Qualifies For New York State Geography Bee

Thomas Silver, a Farragut Middle School student.
Thomas Silver, a Farragut Middle School student. Photo Credit: Contributed

HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Thomas Silver, a Farragut Middle School student, has qualified to compete in the New York State Geography bee.

He qualified by winning the Geo Bee at Farragut, where he is an eighth-grade student, then placing in the top 100 on a statewide test.

He is no stranger to competition, having qualified as a sixth-grade student and placing 10th in the state in 2013.

In preparation for the Geo Bee, Silver is memorizing the capitals of the Canadian provinces.

The State Geo Bee will be Friday, March 27 in Albany.

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