“Burr Shot First” Wins 2018 Civics Bee
“Government Goons” Runner Up
A record number of 20 teams of three, including 11 student teams, competed on March 11, 2018, at the Fifth Annual Civics Bee, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Needham and the Needham Public Schools.
One of the student teams, “Burr Shot First,” won first prize: a State House tour and lunch with Representative Denise Garlick. Members of the runner up team, “Government Goons,” were awarded books donated by the Needham Friends of the Library.
The Civics Bee consisted of 5 rounds of 3 to 5 teams each.