PELHAM, N.Y. -- Pelham Middle School eighth-grader Matyas Spunberg is the National Geographic Society Semifinalist.
He will represent Pelham at the 2016 New York State National Geographic State Bee in April.
The National Geographic Society has invited up to 100 of the top-scoring students in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Department of Defense Dependents Schools and U.S. territories to compete in the state Bees.
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