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Wyatt the Winner!

The IAC hosted a Regional Final event in Grand Island on March 16, 2024. Three events are played at the Regional Finals: The National History Bee, The National Science Bee, and The National Geography Bee. Westside schools had several students participate in the buzzer-based competition. Highlighted are the current and former Hillside students below! Way to represent, Tigers! 
These are the students who earned the top places as well as an invitation to nationals in each division. 
Grand Island Science History Geo
grade 8 Henry Klipfel - third place Henry Klipfel - Champion
Austin Peterson - Runner up
Henry Klipfel - Champion
grade 7 X Norah Sullivan - Champion
Dolan Johnson - Third Place
John Howsden - Runner up
Conrad Christiansen - Champion
Luke Becker - Runner up
grade 6 Patrick Fonda (Sunset)  - third place Wyatt Hansen (Hillside) - Champion Wyatt Hansen (Hillside) - Champion Henry Hammack (Oakdale) - Runner up
grade 5 X X x
grade 4 and under Aarhan Manish (Swanson grade 3) Champion Aarhan Manish (Swanson, grade 3) Champion
Lewis Karpf (Sunset, grade 4) - Runner Up 
Wyatt, a Hillside 6th grader, won the regional geography bee AND the regional history bee held in Grand Island this past week! Congratulations, Wyatt! He is now headed to Nationals to compete!