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UMass Geography Club Competes at NESTVAL

The UMass Geography Club attended the NESTVAL Geography Bowl on October 18th, 2019, hosted by Framingham State University. UMass competed against five other teams and placed 3rd. Salem State University took the top spot, followed by the University of New Hampshire in second place.

From left to right, Julia Schiemann, Kelsie Butler, Dr. Eve Vogel, Ellen Fay, Le Tran, Dan Finn, Harry Chernin, Mark Doherty, Molly Autery, and Izzy Mezzina gather for a group photo at NESTVAL wearing matching black and white UMass Geography shirts!
The UMass Geography Club joins together for a group photo while competing at NESTVAL. [From left to right: Julia Schiemann, Kelsie Butler, Dr. Eve Vogel, Ellen Fay, Le Tran, Dan Finn, Harry Chernin, Mark Doherty, Molly Autery, and Izzy Mezzina].
Our own Daniel Finn and Mark Doherty were selected as part of the top six scorers to join the NESTVAL team, which will compete in the national competition at the American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado next Spring.

Two UMass Students, Mark Doherty and Daniel Finn, stand next to each other in matching gray UMass sweatshirts after just finding out they were in the top six of scorers in the competition.
Mark Doherty (left) and Daniel Finn (right) were among the top scorers at NESTVAL.