Do you know where Puget Sound is? Or even what it is??? Aaron Cvengros does! The 11-year-old boy is autistic and just won his schools Geography Bee in Beach Park. I read the remarkable story this morning at the Lake County News-Sun.
Tina Johansson reports that Cvengros spelled out his answers on a letter board. Here's what the Principal and his Mom had to say:
Check out the full News-Sun article by Tina Johansson: Autistic youngster wins first place in geography bee
"By winning this competition, a public statement was made that goes to show that just because of autism, you are still capable," said Principal Browne, adding that one out of every 150 children has been diagnosed with autism.
"It's an encouraging story," said Aaron's mom. "Not too many special-needs families get encouraging words. And this is hopeful because it shows that all things are possible."
And for those of you still questioning "Puget Sound"...we head to Wikipedia!