BCSD Hosts Annual Spelling Bee

January 22, 2018 – The Bakersfield City School District hosted its annual Spelling Bee in the Education Center on Baker St.  Students and parents gathered in the auditorium as competitors showcased their spelling talents during two separate regional events.  The winners will represent the district at the Kern County Spelling Bee, which will take place March 5th, 2018 in the BCSD Education Center Auditorium.

Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Region I

1st Place:  Erin Rowley, Chipman Junior High School
2nd Place:  Jorel Ma, Owens Intermediate School
3rd Place:  Liliana Garza, Thorner Elementary School
4th Place:  Janice Zavala, Noble Elementary School

Region II

1st Place:  Clara Doll, Downtown School
2nd Place:  Benjamin Higgenbottom, Emerson Middle School
3rd Place:  Melissa Fredriksen, Harris Elementary School
4th Place:  Amira Lawson, Franklin Elementary School

Region I winners.

Chipman Jr. High student, Erin Rowley, took first place in the Region I competition.

Region II winners.

Downtown Student, Clara Doll, took First Place in the Region II competition.

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