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Ark Valley Voice: Buena Vista Middle Schooler Chosen to Represent Colorado at National Civics Bee

Joseph Drexler Wins First Place in Colorado Civics Bee Competition

The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today hosted the 2024 National Civics Bee Colorado State Finals in partnership with the Daniels Fund and the Civic Trust of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Local middle schooler, Joseph Drexler, has taken first place in the state competition.

Reached by phone as they drove back to Buena Vista from Denver this afternoon, Drexler’s mother Elise Drexler said, “We’re pretty blown away and proud of him. This is one of those moments as a mom where you say — “this is my kid!’ We are so grateful this opportunity even exists. It was incredible and he did a phenomenal job. We’re very impressed with this human.”

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