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April 29, 1990 | DEAN MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Everett W. Chun, a 16-year-old aspiring physicist and philosopher from San Gabriel, won the second annual California Citizen Bee competition on Saturday after surviving 18 grueling rounds of questions about geography, current events, economics, government and history. The shy, bespectacled San Gabriel High School junior clinched the title after correctly identifying Georgia and South Carolina as the states separated by the Savannah River.
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March 29, 1992
Three San Fernando Valley high school students--two from North Hollywood and one from Crespi--won a regional competition Saturday in the San Fernando Valley/Ventura County Citizen Bee contest. Chris Hager, a senior at Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino, won first place and $500, while North Hollywood High School juniors Andrei H. Cerny and Eric S. Hong, took second and third places, respectively, winning $300 and $200 in the competition.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 28, 1991
A Saddleback High School senior placed second Saturday in the annual California Citizen Bee contest, sponsored by the Los Angeles Times. Tri Nguyen, who was one of 15 finalists to participate in the event at the Harry Chandler Auditorium at The Times, won $2,000 and the chance to travel to Washington in June for the national finals. The 15 finalists were all winners from regional competitions. The contest emphasizes U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 1992
A high school senior from San Diego won first place Saturday in the regional finals of the California Citizen Bee, which was held in Costa Mesa. The nationwide history and social studies competition is sponsored by the Close Up Foundation. Derek Henderson of Helix High School qualifies for the state finals in April in Los Angeles along with second- and third-place finishers Brent Schultheis of Laguna Hills High School and Chad Olson of Dana Hills High School.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 1992
A high school senior from San Diego won first place Saturday in the regional finals of the California Citizen Bee, which was held in Costa Mesa. The nationwide history and social studies competition is sponsored by the Close Up Foundation. Derek Henderson of Helix High School qualifies for the state finals in April in Los Angeles along with second- and third-place finishers Brent Schultheis of Laguna Hills High School and Chad Olson of Dana Hills High School.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 17, 1991 | HENRY CHU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About 50 students from high schools across Orange and San Diego counties matched wits Saturday in the regional contest of the California Citizen Bee, a tense, four-hour competition that tests knowledge of U.S. history, geography and current events. David Chihorek, 17, a Mission Viejo High School senior, won the competition after correctly identifying a speech by former President Woodrow Wilson.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1989 | George Stein
Before Ken Kuniyuki, a straight-A junior at Torrance High, got to the question that knocked him out of contention for first place in the first California Citizen Bee, he had correctly defined the term "stagflation." "I said that stagflation is a unique economic condition in which a recession and inflation are combined," the 16-year-old said. Kuniyuki's coach, Torrance High government teacher Pat Wright, was in the audience. "He knew it right off and I was so amazed," Wright said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 1992
Three San Fernando Valley high school students--two from North Hollywood and one from Crespi--won a regional competition Saturday in the San Fernando Valley/Ventura County Citizen Bee contest. Chris Hager, a senior at Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino, won first place and $500, while North Hollywood High School juniors Andrei H. Cerny and Eric S. Hong, took second and third places, respectively, winning $300 and $200 in the competition.
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April 16, 1992 | DENISE HAMILTON
John O'Rourke of La Canada High School in La Canada Flintridge is among 15 California Citizen Bee regional winners in the contest sponsored by the Los Angeles Times and GTE. He will compete in the state final at 10 a.m. April 25 at Times Mirror Square for the chance to represent California at the June national final in Washington. Regional competitions, involving 128 students, were held in March throughout Southern California.
NEWS
April 16, 1992
Mark Palomera of Arroyo High School in El Monte is among 15 California Citizen Bee regional winners in the contest sponsored by the Los Angeles Times and GTE. He will compete in the state final at 10 a.m. April 25 at Times Mirror Square for the chance to represent California at the national final in Washington in June. Regional competitions, involving 128 students, were held in March throughout Southern California.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 28, 1991
A Saddleback High School senior placed second Saturday in the annual California Citizen Bee contest, sponsored by the Los Angeles Times. Tri Nguyen, who was one of 15 finalists to participate in the event at the Harry Chandler Auditorium at The Times, won $2,000 and the chance to travel to Washington in June for the national finals. The 15 finalists were all winners from regional competitions. The contest emphasizes U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 17, 1991 | HENRY CHU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About 50 students from high schools across Orange and San Diego counties matched wits Saturday in the regional contest of the California Citizen Bee, a tense, four-hour competition that tests knowledge of U.S. history, geography and current events. David Chihorek, 17, a Mission Viejo High School senior, won the competition after correctly identifying a speech by former President Woodrow Wilson.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1990 | DEAN MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Everett W. Chun, a 16-year-old aspiring physicist and philosopher from San Gabriel, won the second annual California Citizen Bee competition on Saturday after surviving 18 grueling rounds of questions about geography, current events, economics, government and history. The shy, bespectacled San Gabriel High School junior clinched the title after correctly identifying Georgia and South Carolina as the states separated by the Savannah River.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1989 | George Stein
Before Ken Kuniyuki, a straight-A junior at Torrance High, got to the question that knocked him out of contention for first place in the first California Citizen Bee, he had correctly defined the term "stagflation." "I said that stagflation is a unique economic condition in which a recession and inflation are combined," the 16-year-old said. Kuniyuki's coach, Torrance High government teacher Pat Wright, was in the audience. "He knew it right off and I was so amazed," Wright said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 1, 1990
A Camarillo High School junior won first place in the regional finals of the California Citizen Bee held Saturday. The competition--which included high school students from the San Fernando Valley, the Westside and Ventura and Santa Barbara counties--was one of seven held throughout Southern California on Saturday. Nearly 300 students from 94 high schools participated in the seven competitions, which were sponsored by The Times.
NEWS
May 2, 1991
A San Gabriel High School senior captured first place in the California Citizen Bee Competition, winning $3,000 and a chance to participate in the national competition in June. Everett Chun beat 15 other students in the Southern California finals when he answered this question: In 1754, colonial representatives gathered in New York to attend the Albany Plan of Union. The delegates met in response to the outbreak of hostilities in what war? He correctly identified the French and Indian War.
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