Desert Willow seventh-grader wins inaugural National Civics Bee

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Seventh-grader Anna Richardson won the inaugural National Civics Bee held Tuesday in Albuquerque.

Richardson, of Desert Willow Family School, correctly answered every question. She received a cash award and a pair of Southwest Airlines tickets as a bonus prize.

Richardson was presented the award by KOB 4 General Manager Michelle Donaldson.

Albuquerque was the first of six cities to host a National Civics Bee competition.