"The National History Bee" for Middle School, created by the National History Bee & Bowl (NHBB), is an academic quiz tournament that promotes history education in a fun and exciting way. Starting October 2011, students in grades 6 through 8 across the US competed in Regional Bees, culminating in 32 champions. Now, these 32 outstanding students will participate in this Championship tournament in which one Grand Prize Scholarship for $50,000 will be awarded to the top-scoring student. And you will see it live! HISTORY® will be capturing this exciting tournament finale on camera and airing it on Friday, June 1st at 9/8c.