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)
Photo Credit: Xuan Tran (1st place) and her father; (L-R) Anna Keller, Erin Keener and Pat Richardson Publisher of The Virginian-Pilot.
CONTACT: Debbie Bellucci
Education Services Manager
150 W. Brambleton Ave.,
Norfolk, VA 23510