Friday, December 4, 2015

Alexa Lauryn Wins MS Spelling Bee

Today, Dec. 4, the grade level winners from each middle school class squared off at the Spelling Bee in the Wilcox Gymnasium.

The participants were such good spellers that it took 23 rounds to find a winner. Congratulations to this year's winner, 7th grader, Alexa Lauryn,. In 2nd place was 6th grader, Isaac Plascencia, and 6th grader, Avinash Srikanth, came in 3rd. 

Alexa will compete on January 20, at the district Spelling Bee at Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School.

Participants
6th Grade
Avinash Srikanth
L-R: Avinash Srikanth, Isaac Plascencia, Alexa Lauryn
Isaac Plascencia       
Tane Macko
Spencer Summerhays

7th Grade
Amber Asuncion
Alexa Lauryn
Avalon O'Guin
Sierra Dias

8th Grade
Ki'ilani Arruda
Levi Snowden
Jordy Fleming
Taeja Zubillaga

Many thanks to judges, Tuba Abbasi and Joe Corbo; the Pronouncer, Bill Scamahorn; the Rounds Keeper, Bruce Hogue; and to the Moderator, Elizabeth Scamahorn. Mahalo to Nathaniel Evslin for setting up the sound system for the Bee and to Deatri Nakea for making the name tags.