The Abia State Qualifiers of the Nigeria Spelling Bee was conducted today the 10th day of March at Umudike, Umuahia.
It was a convergence of the best Spellers in Abia State at they all fully congested for the chance to represent the State at the Regional Level.
After a gruelling 4th Round, these Spellers emerged as the best of the best in the State to progress to the next stage of the literary competition:
- Chikere Harmony (689) Balm Of Gilead International School
- Onwukwe Uduma Goodluck (720) of Dority International Secondary School
- Okoro Kalu David (1699) Deeper Life High School, Aba Campus
- Owuala Nnennaya Divine-Princess (1701) Deeper Life High School, Aba
- Ndubisi Magdalene Ugonna (2384) Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture Demonstration Secondary School, Umudike
- Chima-Edward Joy Nmerioma (2389) Micheal Okpara University Of Agriculture Umudike Demonstration Secondary school
- David John Ubom (2397) Mayfair Academy Primary School
- Ozochukwu Alajemba (2408) of Alvana Model Secondary School, Owerri
- Ejiasi Emmanuel (2444) Alvana Model Secondary School, Owerri
- C.N-Otunbadi Spyce Kenna (2473) St. Theresa Girls Secondary School, Olokoro Umuahia
- Umeh Vera Chinaza (2475) St.Theresa’s Girls Secondary School Olokoro, Umuahia
- Emmauela Asinobi (2476) Mayfair Academy Primary School
- Jennifer James Rufus Amarachi (2482) Dority International Secondary School, Aba
- Ifiendo Anastasia Chiebuka(2489) of Dority International Secondary School, Aba
- Echenwanne Jessica Chiamaka (2548) Dority International Secondary School, Aba
- Evuline Michael (2556) of Dority International Secondary School, Aba
- Ndukwu Chibundom (2571) Krosa Secondary School, Anambra
- Osonwa Chukwuebuka (2574) of Dority International Secondary School, Aba
- Achinuw Xavier Ugonna (2594) Marist Brother’s Juniorate, Uturu Isiukwuato
- Maduforo VictorUchechukwu (2601) Marist Brother’s Juniorate, Isiukwato
- Emmanuel Ihechukwu Jeremiah (2602) Divine Lift International Academy Aba, Abia State
- Ike-Ogoke Kosy Stephanie (2609) of Dority International Secondary School, Aba
- Okafor Cynthia Chiamaka (2624) of Dority International Secondary School, Aba
- Ofoma Rex Oluebube (2635) of Dority International Secondary School, Aba
These Students will meet with other Spellers from South-East states of the country to compete for a chance to be one of the National Finalists for the 2018 Season with a Grand Prize of One Million Naira Scholarship.
Other prizes include N500,000 for the 1st Runner-up and N250,000 for the 2nd Runner-up.
National champions will also represent Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee in Mombasa Kenya this year.
We wish to thank the host school – Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Secondary School Umudike for providing a conducive environment for the competition; and to all participating schools, coaches and parents for contributing to the success of the event.
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