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2015 NAVAJO COUNTY SPELLING BEE

The 2015 Navajo County Spelling Bee will be held at the Snowflake High School Auditorium in Snowflake, AZ on February 18, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.  Approximately 51 finalists of local spelling bees will be present to compete for trophies and a chance to go to the Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) Arizona Spelling Bee.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers.  The top speller will advance to the AEF Spelling Bee along with 26 other state finalists to determine who will represent Arizona in the National Spelling Bee held in Washington D.C. May 24-29, 2015.

“An Arizona student is eligible to compete if he/she has not passed beyond the eighth grade on or before February 1, 2015, and has not reached his/her 15th birthday before August 31, 2014.  There is no minimum grade or age level at the state or national finals; however, spelling bee officials at the classroom, school, or district level may, at their discretion, set a minimum grade and/or age limit.”  Also, please note that any child taking part in the Navajo Nation Spelling Bee is not eligible to participate in any of the county spelling bees or in the Arizona State Spelling Bee.

For further information, contact your local school district office or Ms. Tami Phillips, Chief Deputy, at 928-524-4202.

 

2015 Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee Champion

Champion
BRYNNA JOHNSTON
6TH GRADE
SNOWFLAKE USD #5

Spelling Bee Runner-Up

Runner-Up
JOHN WILSON
7TH GRADE
SNOWFLAKE USD #5

Spelling Bee 3rd Place

3rd Place
JETT JUE
5TH GRADE
WINSLOW USD #1

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