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Craig Press: Middle schoolers from Moffat, Routt counties pitch ideas to improve community during inaugural Civics Bee

A good idea to boost a community can come from anywhere, and students were presenting plenty of them Friday night, April 21, in Craig.

Craig Chamber of Commerce crowned three state-bound competitors during the first-ever National Civics Bee at Luttrell Barn Cultural Center. The event, an educational competition for middle school students, saw nine finalists from Moffat and Routt counties displaying their knowledge about government and their ideas for ways to enhance their hometowns.

The top three Civics Bee contestants will move on to a state event in May hosted in Denver, though Holloway said a true national finals won’t be hosted until next year. As part of the bee, the Chamber screened prepared videos from state and national politicians, as well as a message of encouragement by Moffat County Commissioner Tony Bohrer.

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