The best spellers in Edo State have emerged at the Edo State Level Competition of the Nigeria Spelling Bee.

The competition was conducted on the 10th of May 2022 at Domdest National School, Benin-City which played host to the statewide contest.

After multiple rounds of showcasing their spelling prowess, Henry-Chuwa Chiedozie Dawn of Lumen Christi Int’l High School Arue-Uromi emerged the Best Senior Speller while Emeshili Uchechukwu M. of Lumen Christi Int’l High 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:

Chibuize Micheal of Domdest National School

Onwelikwu Chukwuemeka Jude of Lumen Christi Int’l High School

Prudence Ebhojie of The Cradle Montessori School

Egbon Ifeanyi Omosivie of Justice Int’l Schools

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, Domdest National School Benin-City

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