Students across the “The Heartbeat of the Nation” converged to slog it out and emerge Top Spellers at the Edo State Qualifier of the Nigeria Spelling Bee.
National Champions stand to win a One Million Naira or Five Hundred Thousand Naira Scholarship for the Senior and Junior categories respectively among other prizes.
The best National Finals spellers also get to represent Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee championship.
The competition consisted of the written test and oral rounds.
At the end of the rounds, these spellers emerged to represent the state at the South-South regional competition, where they will contest alongside their counterparts from Cross River, Rivers, Akwa-Ibom, Delta and Bayelsa States for a slot in the National Finals.
- Adeniran Aliyah of Fomwan Sec School Benin
- Agape Peter of Haven of Light Schools, Ewu
- Ashrat Imuekemhe of Fomwan Schools Benin
- Ephraim Onobhayo of Haven of Light Schools, Ewu
- Epua Oni of Haven of Light Schools Ewu
- Joan Anthony of Nosakhare Model Education Center Benin
- Joseph Idemudia of Nosakhare Model Education Center Benin
- Kamilah Isah of Fomwan Sec School Benin
- Michael Chibueze of Domdest National School Benin
- Nosakhara Ehibor of Domdest National School Benin
- Oghenekeno Erezina of Uniben Demonstration Sec School, Benin
- Victory Izirein of Haven of Light Schools, Ewu
- Augustine Ose-Oje Akhideno of Lumen Christi Int’l High School Uromi
- Chibueze Alozie of Lumen Christi Int’l High School, Uromi
- Chiedozie Henry-Chuwa of Lumen Christi Int’l High School, Uromi
- Emmanuella Dominic of Nosakhare Model Education Center, Benin
- Michael Aikhomu of Haven of Light Idunwele
We wish to thank our host, Domdest National School for hosting the state qualifiers.
Our appreciation also goes to all hardworking coaches and their respective schools for their efforts in building literary giants.