Ticonderoga Middle School recently held its annual National Geographic Geography Bee. This year's winner was sixth grader Susan Ward. Sixth grader Samuel Shelmedine took second place and eighth grader Skyler Gilbert was third. John McDonald, right, superintendent of schools, acted as the moderator and William Barnhart, curriculum coordinator, was the judge. Other students who participated in the school finals were David Cheney, Jay Hebert, Taylor Coffin, Dalton Huestis, Ian Lawrie, Ryan Price, Skyler Torrey, Mackenzie Strum and Joe Wells.