Contact: Summer Simmons
Newswise — WINDERMERE, FL, April 11, 2019 –Windermere Preparatory School (www.windermereprep.com) is proud to announce that Seventh Grader Kaylan Patel has won the 2019 Florida State Geography Bee for the second year in a row! Kaylan competed against more than 600,000 students from the state of Florida to win the state championship on April 5, 2019, in Jacksonville, Florida. Kaylan also won this title last year, naming him the Florida State Champion for 2018 and 2019. Only one student from each state goes on to compete in the National Championship. Windermere Preparatory School and the state of Florida will be cheering Patel on in the National Geographic Bee competition in May 2019.
The National Geographic Bee is an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society, designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world. Students in grades four through eight (4-8) from 10,000 schools across the United States, will compete in the 2019 National Geographic Bee for a chance to win college scholarships and the glory of being the National Geographic Bee Champion. The 54 winners of the GeoBee State Competition will advance to the national championships at National Geographic Society headquarters in Washington, D.C., from May 19 to 22, 2019. (https://www.flgeographybee.com)
About Windermere Preparatory School:
Windermere Preparatory School (WPS) is a private college preparatory school educating students from Pre-Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade. Founded in 2000, WPS is part of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools and located on a 46+-acre campus in southwest Orlando. WPS provides a seamless curriculum that culminates with the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB). WPS is the only Central Florida private school to offer the IB Diploma, which is widely considered to be the Gold Standard of high school curriculum. WPS is the local school of distinction with a global vision, providing service to over 1500 students, as well as a population of international boarding students from around the world.
WPS is an International Baccalaureate World School fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SAC), Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS), Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), and the Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC). Additionally, WPS is a member of the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA).
For more information about Windermere Preparatory School, please visit: www.windermereprep.com.