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Purple Lady Prize for Passion and Proficiency in Geography Awarded to Ronak Saluja ‘22


Students in grades 9-12 recently competed in the Boston Latin School Geography Bee, held June 6 at BLS.  


Class IV geography enthusiast Ronak Saluja, came out on top after a spirited hour-long competition and took away the Purple Lady Prize for Passion and Proficiency in Geography. Joseph Terrey, a member of the BLS Quiz Bowl team, was the runner up. 


The Geography Bee provides BLS students with an opportunity to test their knowledge of world geography in a spirited contest with their peers and compete for hundreds of dollars is prizes.  Final round students and semi-finalists received gift cards and Ronak was awarded a check for $118 and the Purple Lady Prize for Passion and Proficiency in Geography.


Geography Bees are becoming a part of the Boston Latin School tradition in Class V and Classes I-IV.  The Class V Geo Bee and the high school Geography Bee were held thanks to the support of Boston Latin School history faculty, alumni and friends through the Boston Latin School Association, notably Stuart Kaplan ’51 and Barbara Meislin.




Posted on June 7, 2019