The best spellers in Ebonyi State have emerged at the Ebonyi State Level Competition of the Nigeria Spelling Bee.
The competition was conducted on the 22nd of February 2022 at the Ebonyi State University Staff Secondary School Abakaliki which played host to the statewide contest.
After multiple rounds of showcasing their spelling prowess, Okemin Victor Chisimdiri of Oak College of Art and Science emerged the Best Senior Speller while Micah Nweke of EBSU Staff Secondary School clinched the Best Junior 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 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:
Okorie Amarachi D. of EBSU Staff Secondary School
Oliver Vera Olanma of Oak College of Art and Science
Onwe David Chimbueze of EBSU Staff Secondary School
Kama Prince will Nwanna of EBSU Staff Secondary School
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, Ebonyi State University Staff Secondary School, CAS Campus, Abakaliki.
See www.NigeriaSpellingBee.com/calendar for list of events upcoming this season in states across Nigeria.