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Steding has close call at state geography bee in St. Cloud

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Hastings Middle School student Leah Steding had a close call at the state geography bee on Friday in St. Cloud.

Steding, just one of 100 students from across the state to advance to the state level, nearly qualified for the top 10.


Each of the 100 students in St. Cloud was given eight questions to answer. The goal was to narrow down the field to the top 10.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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