Interview with Rishi Nair, Saketh Jonnalagadda, Kapil Nathan – Top 3 at 2016 National Geographic Bee

WASHINGTON, DC: Indian Americans got the top three positions in the 2016 National Geographic Bee, held at the National Geographic Society, in Washington, DC, on Wednesday.

Rishi Nair, 12, a fifth-grader from Lincoln Magnet School, Plant City, Florida, won the competition. Saketh Jonnalagadda, an 8th grader at Stony Brook Middle School, Westford, Massachusetts, came second, while Kapil Nathan, a 6th grader from Hoover, Alabama, was third.
It’s the fifth straight year an Indian American contestant has won the Bee, with the previous winners being: Rahul Nagvekar in 2012, Sathwik Karnik in 2013, Akhil Rekulapelli in 2014, and Karan Menon in 2015.
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Friday, June 3, 2016 - 2:45am