The best spellers in “The Big Heart” have emerged at the Delta State Level Competition of the Nigeria Spelling Bee.

The competition was conducted on the 11th of May 2022 at Deeper Life High School Delta Campus which played host to the statewide contest.

At the conclusion of the day’s contest, Agbra Ovie David of Harvest School, Delta State emerged as the Best Junior Speller while Kalu-Udo Ifeechukwu Afor of Deeper Life High School, Delta Campus clinched the Best Senior Speller slot.

These spellers will progress to represent the state at the National Finals of the Nigeria Spelling Bee slated for the 3rd-7th of August 2022 at Divine Rays British Schools Obosi-Onitsha, where they stand a chance to win up to N1,000,000 / N500,000 scholarships for Senior and Junior categories respectively.

National Finalists also have an opportunity to represent Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee continental competition in Malawi.

Runners-up at the event include:


Odion-Uwadiale Adesuwa Joan of Deeper Life High School Delta Campus


Etuele Elozino Daphne of Deeper Life High School, Delta Campus

We want to appreciate all parents, coaches and schools who availed themselves to make the contest a memorable one for the spellers.

Our deepest appreciation also goes to the host school, Deeper Life High School, Delta Campus.

See for a list of events upcoming this season in states across Nigeria.