The oil-rich South-South zone of the country has produced its best spellers to represent it at the National Finals of the 2021 Season of the Nigeria Spelling Bee. These emerged at the Regional Level Competition held at Deeper Life High School Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The competition was graced by the very best spellers from Akwa-Ibom, Edo, Delta, Cross River and Rivers States who emerged at their various State Level Competition and did their very best to emerge as the Finalists to represent the region.
In addition to the One Million Naira and Five Hundred Thousand Naira scholarship for the National Senior and Junior Champions, National Finalists also stand to represent Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee and also win other prizes.
At the end of both written and oral contests, the below-listed spellers emerged the best spellers in the South-South.
- David Umobong-Asian of Deeper Life High School Port Harcourt Campus, Rivers State
- Elozino Etuele of Deeper Life High School, Delta Campus, Delta State
- Enifome Ezekiel of Doma Comprehensive Secondary School, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
- Jeffrey Harold of Deeper Life High School Calabar Campus, Cross River State
- Kossy Evarada Don of New Total Child Academy, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State
- Michael Lambert of The Springfield Schools Oyigbo, Rivers State
- Praise Uttams of Deeper Life High School, Port Harcourt Campus, Rivers State
- Aniebiet Etop of Deeper Life High School Uyo Campus, Akwa-Ibom State
- Chiamaka Mgborogwu of Bishop Okoye Spiritan Secondary School Port Harcourt, Rivers State
- Ebukmfon Sam of Deeper Life High School Uyo Campus, Akwa-Ibom State
- Obi Ikechukwu of Deeper Life High School Calabar Campus, Cross Rivers State
- Opeoluwa Bukola of Deeper Life High School Port Harcourt, Rivers State
These spellers will compete alongside other top spellers from the South-West, South-East, North-Central, North-East and North-West regions of the country at the National Finals.
The organizers express deep appreciation to Deeper Life High School Port Harcourt for hosting the Regional Qualifiers.
We also wish to say a big thank you to all who contributed to make the event a memorable one for all, especially our hard-working coaches who painstakingly trained their spellers.