List of Winners

Minnesota State Champion

Winner/Teacher/School

1989 through 2017


1989 Ben Holz - David Solbrack - Litchfield J.H.

1990 Ryan Helmer - James Busch - Hermantown M.S.

1991 Matt Livingston - John Wiater - Rochester St. Pius X

1992 Michael Hinsch - James Carr - Adrian H.S.

1993 Chris Czech - Mike Olson - Little Falls Community M.S.

1994 Nathan Griffin - Al Lochner - Spring Grove J.H.

1995 Petar Piletich - Annette Miller - Roseville Area M.S.

1996 Terry Ramirez - Hal Stevens - Kenwood Trail J.H.

1997 Dan Weber - Sr. Tresa Jose - St. Therese School Deephaven

1998 David Hilde - Julia Zieman - Osakis Public Schools

1999 Mehmet Kuhner - Berker - Martha Johnson - Highland Park J.H.

2000 Aaron Stanley - Thomas G. Uvaas - Fergus Falls M.S.

2001 Erik Johnson - Merilea Osterlund - Lakeview Christian Academy

2002 Nick Burkhart - Daniel Quame - Mankato East J.H.

2003 Nathan Cornelius - Pamela R. Zal - MACHEA Home School

2004 Nathan Cornelius - Pamela R. Zal - MACHEA Home School

2005 Nathan Cornelius - Pamela R. Zal - MACHEA Home School

2006 Simon Smedberg - Jefferson Community Minneapolis

2007 Andrew Ford - Amy Martinson - St. Louis Park J.H.

2008 Cody DuBois - Elizabeth Dwight - Emerson SILC Minneapolis

2009 Cody Baird - Sarah Hudson - Jackson M.S. Champlin

2010 Gopi Ramanathan - Lori Dornburg - Sartell M.S.

2011 William Bogenshultz - Thomas Haugen - Ramsey J.H.

2012 Gopi Ramanathan - Lori Dornburg - Sartell M.S.

2013 Alexander Conrad - Cathryn Weller - Valley View M.S.

2014 Lucas Eggers – Laura Carlson – Hennepin County Home School

2015  Shreyas Varathan - Susan Bogaard - Shakopee Area Catholic Schools

2016 Lucas Eggers – Tiffany Eggers – STAR Home School Academy

2017 Lucas Eggers – Tiffany Eggers – STAR Home School Academy



National Geographic Bee Champion

2005 Nathan Cornelius - Pamela R. Zal - MACHEA Home School