In April, Salem Middle School eighth grader Jonathan Song defeated 103 competitors from across the state to win the North Carolina State Geography Bee. Jonathan went on to Washington, D.C. on May 20 where he competed in the National Geographic Bee hosted by the National Geographic Society. Jonathan advanced through the preliminaries to earn a place as one of 10 national finalists. He took sixth place overall. You can watch the final round of the Geography Bee here. Congratulations, Jonathan. We are #SalemProud.