GT primary and Brac high students top spellers

| 15/12/2014

(GIS): Cayman Brac’s Layman E. Scott High School (LESHS) narrowly defeated John Gray High School to win the Lions’ Secondary School Spelling Bee last week. Individual spellers Gabriella Ritch and Dilan Tatum, both from LESHS, and Aaron Fernandes from John Gray took first second and third in a final where they battled it out with Thomas Sevikof LESHS, as well as Alec Harding and Toni-Ann Daley of John Gray.

At the primary level, George Town prevailed over five competitors to take top honours in the R.B.C. Royal Bank (Cayman) Limited Primary School Spelling Bee. Prospect Primary placed second and Bodden Town Primary third in the school rankings.

Amare Hamilton of GTPS placed first among individual spellers in the primary bee, followed by Deidre Edwards of BTPS in second place, and Jelani Hanson, also of GTPS, in third place. They beat out : Jemma Watson of GTPS; Aria Gooden of SJAPS; Everton Spence and Brianna Ebanks of Prospect Primary; Kadre Williams of Cayman Academy and Thaddeus Solomon of Savannah Primary in the final.

“We are delighted at the high calibre of performance and preparation byall participating schools. This means the students, guided by their teachers as well as parents or guardians, put in hours of hard work and quality effort,” commented the Education Department’s Senior Customer Service Manager, James Watler. “This is why we view all participating students as winners. They should all feel proud of their accomplishments. And of course, the top scorers deserve all the accolades that they receive,” he added.

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