Coca Cola National Spelling Bee Zone Elimination

The 17th Annual Coca Cola National Spelling Bee Zone Elimination took place this morning at the San Pedro Lions Den. Participating schools included Holy Cross Anglican School, New Horizons Adventist School, San Pedro R.C. School, Isla Bonita Elementary School, Ambergris Caye Elementary School, Island Academy and Caye Caulker RC School.

Judges for the event were Dr. Janet Vucinich, Mrs. Magdalena Badillo and Mr. Moises Peña and the pronouncer was Mrs. Joy Elliot. Mr. Bernabe Duran was the representative present for Bowen & Bowen.

After six rounds of elimination Emily Simoes of Ambergris Caye Elementary School and Kendice Armstrong of Holy Cross Anglican School were the first and second place winners, respectively. Corey Gray of A.C.E.S was the third place winner and will be the alternate in case Emily or Kendice cannot represent at the district finals. Congratulations to the winners for a job well done.

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