BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. A Detroit area sixth-grader is a top 10 finalist in the National Geographic Geography Bee.
Neha Middela of Bloomfield Hills moved on Monday from the contest's preliminary round in Washington. She will compete in Wednesday's final round.
It will be moderated by Jeopardy! host Alex Trebeck Thursday on the National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD channels.
Middela attends Detroit Country Day School in Beverly Hills, north of Detroit.
The 10 finalists were trimmed down from 54 winners of preliminary contests in 50 states and several U.S. territories.