The first set of National Finalists emerged yesterday at the South-South Regional Level of the Nigeria Spelling Bee.
The Spellers were drawn from the 6 states that make up the South-South Region of Nigeria. These include Rivers, Cross-River, Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta and Edo states.
- Anyaso O. Laura of Bishop Okoye Spiritan Secondary School, Rivers State
- Apangideh I. Michael of Ritman College, Ikot-Ekpene, Akwa-Ibom State
- Bryan O. George of Surebloom Int’l School, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
- Ebikpoja C.
Ogheleof Deeper Life High School, Benin Campus, Edo State
- Obembe E. David of Deeper Life High School, Yenagoa Campus, Bayelsa State
- Odibe C. Emmanuel of The Nobles Oxford Academy, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
- Osiohwo P. Oghenekevwe of Deeper Life High School, Delta Campus, Delta State.
- Ovuru Nadou of New Total Child Academy, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State
- Serena Obunse M. of Ladybird Educational Centre, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
- Tambu B. Lelebari of Sit-up Int’l School, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State
- Vera T. Stewart of Surebloom Int’l School, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
These National Finalists will represent the region at the National Finals which will take place at Ritman University, Ikot-Ekpene, Akwa-Ibom State.
We want to thank all schools, coaches, parents and spellers that participated in the event.
Special thanks also go to the Regional Level Host, Ladybird Educational Centre, Elelewon, Port Harcourt, Rivers State for providing a conducive environment for the conduct of the Nigeria Spelling Bee.