14th National Geographic Bee

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14th National Geographic Bee
Date May 22, 2002
Location Washington, D.C.
Winner Calvin McCarter
Age 10
Residence Jenison, Michigan
No. of contestants 55
Preceded by 13th National Geographic Bee
Followed by 15th National Geographic Bee

The 14th National Geographic Bee was held in Washington, D.C. on May 22, 2002, sponsored by the National Geographic Society. The final competition was moderated by Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek.[1] The winner was Calvin McCarter, a homeschooled student from Jenison, Michigan, who won a $25,000 college scholarship and lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society. The 2nd-place winner, Matthew Russell of Bradford, Pennsylvania, won a $15,000 scholarship. The 3rd-place winner, Erik Miller of Kent, Washington, won a $10,000 scholarship.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Melody Kramer. "Alex Trebek: On Hosting the National Geographic Bee". National Geographic. 
  2. ^ Stentor Danielson. "Geographic Bee Champ: Michigan Ten-Year-Old". National Geographic News. 

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Preceded by
13th National Geographic Bee
14th National Geographic Bee
May 22, 2002
Succeeded by
15th National Geographic Bee