Congratulations to our 2017 Spelling Bee Winners!

​Seventy-four spellers from our region competed for the championship trophy on Saturday, February 18. Xuan Tran correctly spelled "lobscouse" to win an expenses paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May.​

Champion - First Place: Xuan Tran (Queens Lake Middle School, Williamsburg)
Runner-up - Second Place: Anna Keller (Hugo A. Owens Middle School, Chesapeake)
Runner-up - Third Place: Erin Keener (Hornsby Middle School, Williamsburg)

The Virginian-Pilot Spelling Bee Winners

The Virginian-Pilot Spelling Bee Winners


Photo Credit:  Xuan Tran (1st place) and her father; (L-R) Anna Keller, Erin Keener and Pat Richardson Publisher of The Virginian-Pilot.

Read the full article on PilotOnline. For past spelling bees, watch it on WHRO.


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