South Orangetown Central School District

Seventh-grader Matt T. (pictured with, from left, social studies teachers James Amandola, Chip Foley and Sarah Kukla) won South Orangetown Middle School’s annual 7th Grade Geography Bee this week. For the win, Matt correctly answered the following question: “The Sayan Mountains once served as the border between Mongolia and which country to the north?” (Answer: Russia.) Congratulations, Matt!

From left, social studies teachers James Amandola, Chip Foley, geography bee winner Matt T. and teacher Sarah Kukla