Her championship word was ‘magnificent’. Kaleigh and our runner-up, 7thgrader Sarah Grenfell, will both represent our school in the 2013 Delaware County Scripps Spelling Bee to be held March 23 at Neumann University in Aston.
The top five finishers:
1. Kaleigh Cervino (gr. 7)
2. Sarah Grenfell (gr. 7)
3. Mareen Servrien (gr. 6)
4. Skylor Fillis (gr. 7)
5. Isaiah Davis (gr. 8)
· Special thanks to our pronouncer, Lynn O’Boyle, and our judges Colleen DiMaggio and Jeff Esposito.
· Chris Mango-Morgan and Tom Orlando helped with set-up and microphones.
· I appreciate Barb Adams’ flexibility for sharing the Gym.
· Initial placement tests were given by Joni Moretta, Wiaan de Beer, and Julie Pacaro.
· Ashwina Mosakowski generously provided a pizza treat for all the Spellers after the bee.
· Thanks to the teachers who allowed the students and their invited guests to attend. (There was also a nice number of parents/family members who attended.)
I appreciate the support and cooperation of everyone who contributed to making this year’s beesuch a success! One team!