Varun Mahadevan is a 13-year-old 7th grader at Prince of Peace Christian School in Fremont, near San Francisco. He enjoys reading and ice skating and hopes to play ice hockey this summer. He wants to be a zoologist. He became interested in geography after his mother gave him a globe when he was 3.Varun will be competing at the National Geographic Bee championship in Washington, D.C. Watch on the National Geographic Channel Thursday, May 24 at 8 p.m. ET. The finals will be broadcast later on public television stations. Check local listings.
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