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Region 9 Hosts High School Citizen Bee

Posted Date: 03/31/2023

Region 9 Hosts High School Citizen Bee


The Region 9 High School Citizen Bee was held on March 21st and 22nd. Students took a 35 question written test on Tuesday, then the top 10 competed in 3 verbal rounds over the Constitution, Documents/Court Cases, and People/Events.

Top 3 Winners of the Citizen Bee

Our 2023 winners are:

  • 1st Prasi Desai, Rider High School ($250)
  • 2nd Andrea Granados-Millan, Wichita Falls High School ($100)
  • 3rd Caleb Hudson, Rider High School ($50)

Thank you to all who competed and to the school sponsors, Mrs. Wendy Presson (Old High), Dr. Aaron Wilson (Rider), and Mrs. Kimbra Thomas (Burkburnett)! Thank you also to @texaslre for supporting the regional coordinators and to the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation for sponsoring this wonderful event for students.

Participants with sponsor Aaron WilsonParticipants with Sponsor Wendy Presson

We wish Prasi the best of luck as she represents our region at the state competition on April 15th! She has the opportunity to take a tour of the State Capitol, meet state representatives, and win up to $5000!