RE wins big at middle school and high school geography bees
Ransom Everglades' teams won two first places and one second place in the Independent Schools of South Florida Middle School and High School Geography Bees in October at the Women's Club of Coral Gables. Iker Fierro '28, Jaz Puri '28, Jack Akselrad '28, Noah Veras '29 and Ciaran Clingan '29 posted a 6-0 record to win the Oct. 10 middle school bee under the direction of coach Joe Mauro. Daniel Figueroa '24, Erick Gross '24, Benny Fishman '26 and Liam Forand '24 won the Oct. 24 high school bee under coaches Abby Berler and Branly Fontaine.
Jacob Aronow '26, Lucas Gonzalez '27, Parker Jelke '27, Gabrielle Tchira '27 and Charlie Reizenstein '26 finished second at the high school bee.
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.