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Arc Valley Voice: Three BV Middle School Students Heading to State Civics Bee Competition

Twenty middle school students from Buena Vista-area schools competed in the 2023 National Civics Bee regional competition in Buena Vista on Tuesday and at the end of the evening three students had emerged as the top-scoring students. The three are headed on to the state-level competition hosted by the Colorado Chamber of Commerce in Denver on May 19, 2023.

The event was hosted by the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Colorado Chamber of Commerce and the Civic Trust of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

“We’re thrilled to recognize young Coloradans interested in civic engagement and to inspire the next generation to be involved in shaping our communities,” said Colorado Chamber President and CEO Loren Furman. “We congratulate this year’s winners from the Buena Vista competition and look forward to seeing them next month in Denver.”

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