Valley View Middle School recently held its annual National Geographic Bee competition. Finishing in fourth place was seventh--grader, Paul Delicati, son of Paul and Sandy Delicati of Archbald. In third place was eighth-grade student Nathan Tratthen, son of Tim and Kristin Tratthen and Hilary and Justin Canevari, all of Archbald. The second-place finisher was Roger Getts, son of Roger and Nicole Getts of Archbald. The winner of the competition was last year’s champion, eighth-grader William Darienzo, son of William Darienzo Jr. of Carbondale, and Barbara Kochis of Archbald.
Other finalists include Nico Hinkley, Della Noon, Chris Meinzer, Maya Chorba, Stephen Snyder, Abby Drozdick, Lily Boccadori, Evan Babarsky, Mason Peters, Brayden Baron, Sarah Naylor, Koby Cerra, Alivia Smith, Gabby Moran, Gianna Godino, Alahna Pidich, Aldair Martinez, Tommy Fiorelli, Kaia Negvesky, Beyon McLean and Gianni Marino.
left: Delicati, Getts, Darienzo and Tratthen.