Burnie High School

Geography win puts Sophie on the map

KNOWS HER STUFF:  Burnie High School's young geography genius Sophie Burns.  Picture:  Grant Wells, The Advocate.

Burnie High School's Sophie Burns has taken out top honours in the 2015 Australian Geography Competition, placing first in the state for the junior level.

The modest grade 8 student said the win came down to the right pick in multiple-choice questions, but her excellence in Maths, English and the Performing Arts has her teachers thinking otherwise.

Read the full story on The Advocate website.

Story by Mark Acheson, The Advocate