Competition was fierce amongst the contestants in this year's Gananda Spelling Bee taking place on Thursday, February 7 at Ruben A. Cirillo High School. After 50 rounds, Jenna Giles, a 5th grade student at Richard Mann Elementary was awarded the victory. Kierra King, a 6th grade student at Gananda Middle School was awarded 2nd place, and Sydney Richards, also a 6th grade student at Gananda Middle School took 3rd place.
Giles and King will move on to compete in the Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES Regional Spelling Bee competition at Hobart William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY on Saturday, March 23. Richards will be an alternate at the competition.
All Gananda students in fourth through eighth grade are eligible to participate in the spelling contest. Congratulations to all of our spelling contestants on an outstanding job!