16th National Geographic Bee

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16th National Geographic Bee
Date May 26, 2004
Location Washington, D.C.
Winner Andrew Wojtanik
Age 14
Residence Overland Park, Kansas
No. of contestants 55
Preceded by 15th National Geographic Bee
Followed by 17th National Geographic Bee

The 16th National Geographic Bee was held in Washington, D.C. on May 26, 2004, sponsored by the National Geographic Society and ING. The final competition was moderated by Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek.[1] The winner was Andrew Wojtanik of Kansas, who won a $25,000 college scholarship, lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society, and a trip to a Busch Gardens/Sea World Adventure Camp. The 2nd-place winner, Matthew Wells of Montana, won a $15,000 scholarship. The 3rd-place winner, Eric Liaw of Hawaii, won a $10,000 scholarship.[2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Melody Kramer. "Alex Trebek: On Hosting the National Geographic Bee". National Geographic. 
  2. ^ Jennifer Vernon. "Kansas Student Wins 2004 National Geographic Bee". National Geographic News. 
  3. ^ "2004 Geography Bee". infoplease.com. 
  4. ^ Aparna H. Kumar. "14-year-old Kansan wins geography bee". NBC News. 

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Preceded by
15th National Geographic Bee
16th National Geographic Bee
May 26, 2004
Succeeded by
17th National Geographic Bee