Schools to battle it out over perfect words

| 18/11/2014

(CNS): The preliminary rounds of the primary and secondary National Spelling Bees drew to a close on Thursday 13 November, with a closely contested high school competition at the Mary Miller Hall, officials said in a release from GIS. Aaron Fernandez, Alec Harding, and Toni-Ann Daley from John Gray will join Dilan Tatum, Gabriella Ritch and Thomas Sevik from Layman E. Scott (Cayman Brac) in the Lions Spelling Bee finals on 3 December. Meanwhile, nine primary school students will be battling it out for the RBC Royal Bank Cayman Ltd. Spelling Bee on 2 December.

George Town Primary is sending through Amare Hamilton, Jelani Hanson and Jemma Watson. Prospect Primary will send Everton Spence and Brianna Ebanks. Aria Gooden from Sir John A. Cumber Primary, Kadre Williams from Cayman Academy, Thaddeus Solomon from Savannah Primary and Deidre Edwards from Bodden Town Primary will also be looking to get all the letters in the right order.

Both finals take place at the Mary Miller Hall and members of the public are welcome to attend.

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