KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- The first female contestant from Michigan to advance in the National Geographic Bee finals is sixth grade student Neha Middela from Detroit Country Day Middle School in Beverly Hills, Michigan.
State finals were held Friday at Western Michigan University's Fetzer Center. Questions asked ranged from simple geography, to history and current events.
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek will host the National Geographic Bee Finals in Washington where the winner will receive a 25-thousand dollar scholarship and a trip to the Galapagos.