In the dynamic city of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the stage was alive with intellectual fervor as the Rivers State Qualifiers of the Nigeria Spelling Bee unfolded on the 1st and 2nd of March 2024. This exhilarating event showcased the extraordinary linguistic talents of the region’s spellbinding youth.

Brilliant Champions Take Center Stage:

Junior Category:

  • Flourish C. Eze of Matilda International School, Port Harcourt
  • Lydia E.P. Okeoghene of Graceland International School, Port Harcourt
  • Okenwa Lifted of Moncordel International School, Elelenwo, Port Harcourt
  • Duane M. Chima-Azubuike of Graceland International School, Port Harcourt
  • Ledum Zorbari Gift of Deeper Life High School, Port Harcourt Campus

Senior Category:

  • Nnadi Ediva Chisom of Charles Dale Memorial International School
  • Kristin E. Onoja of Graceland International School, Port Harcourt
  • Honest Dateme Pepita of Deeper Life High School, Port Harcourt Campus
  • Edmund-Joka Femoobari Jude of Charles Dale Memorial International School, Port Harcourt

These brilliant champions have emerged victorious in their respective categories, earning the esteemed opportunity to represent Rivers at the National Finals. Their journey continues as they vie passionately for scholarships of up to One Million Naira (Seniors) or Five Hundred Thousand Naira (Juniors), and the esteemed honor of representing Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee.

The Nigeria Spelling Bee, a nationally recognized event endorsed by the Federal Ministry of Education in collaboration with the National Senior Secondary Education Commission (NSSEC), stands as a beacon of intellectual excellence. Champions from this event not only earn scholarships but also proudly carry the responsibility of representing Nigeria at international literary championships.

Special appreciation is extended to the host, Moncordel International School, Port Harcourt, for their gracious role in hosting the Rivers State competition. Their dedication and support significantly contributed to the success and impact of the Nigeria Spelling Bee.

As the captivating journey unfolds, stay tuned for more updates and achievements, as the 2024 Nigeria Spelling Bee continues to illuminate and inspire audiences nationwide!