Siblings win international competition
Joe Ravenel and his sister Lisa, both home-schooled students from Woodinville, have been named winners from among 5,000 entries in the "World Adventure Challenge with Carmen Sandiego," an international geography essay competition.
Lisa was selected as one of 38 national winners in the competition and will receive a $100 savings bond.
Joe was named one of 13 champion world winners and was awarded a $1,000 savings bond and an all-expenses-paid trip to Orlando, Florida (with two family members), to attend a weekend winners' extravaganza at Walt Disney World Resort, June 7-9.
Connie Ravenel, the pair's mother and teacher, is also being recognized for the accomplishment and awarded with the choice of a $1,000 savings bond or a $500 continuing education scholarship, as well as an electronic personal organizer and a classroom world map.