Lowery Middle School in Donaldsonville recently announced the results of its 2015 National Geographic Bee, in which more than 300 students participated in preliminary competition.
Top 10 qualifiers were Rashad Landry, Eric White, Jada Batiste, DeChristopher Nicholas, Amari Levy, Dajah Miles, Jyren Ester, Laura Gutierrez, Datjuan Harris and Brandon Daigle.
Winners were Daigle in first place, Gutierrez in second place and White in third place.
Up to 100 top qualifiers are selected to participate in each state bee. All state bees will be held April 1. State bee winners advance to the National Championship Bee, set for May 22-25 in Washington, D.C.