10th National Geographic Bee

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10th National Geographic Bee
Date May 20, 1998
Location Washington, D.C.
Winner Petko Peev
Age 13
Residence Grand Rapids, Michigan
No. of contestants 57
Preceded by 9th National Geographic Bee
Followed by 11th National Geographic Bee

The 10th National Geographic Bee was held in Washington, D.C. on May 20, 1998, sponsored by the National Geographic Society. The final competition was moderated by Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek.[1] The winner was Petko Peev of Forest Hills Central Middle School in Grand Rapids, Michigan, who won a $25,000 college scholarship,[2] the 2nd-place winner, J. B. Kizer of Portsmouth, Ohio, won a $15,000 scholarship, the 3rd-place winner, Evan Sparks of Westminster Academy in Memphis, Tennessee, won a $10,000 scholarship.[3][4]

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Preceded by
9th National Geographic Bee
10th National Geographic Bee
May 20, 1998
Succeeded by
11th National Geographic Bee