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Nilai Sarda, 11, bottom left, from Atlanta, Ga., waves as he and the other 10 finalists in the 2011 National Geographic Bee take their places on stage at the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 to begin the competition. The finalists all ranged in age from 10 to 13. Nilai came in second place. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
Photo by: BARBARA L. SALISBURY
Nilai Sarda, 11, bottom left, from Atlanta, Ga., waves as he and the other 10 finalists in the 2011 National Geographic Bee take their places on stage at the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 to begin the competition. The finalists all ranged in age from 10 to 13. Nilai came in second place. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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