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Spelling Bee Champions

Posted January 2018

Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the Kyrene School District Spelling Bee held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. All 25 Kyrene schools sent representatives to compete. The top 6 spellers will head to the Maricopa County Regional Bee to compete on February 24, 2018.


Lyndell Tanner (5th grade student at Kyrene del Cielo Elementary) became our District Champion this year. Tanner, along with 2nd place winner, Säde Sepp (5th grade student at Kyrene de las Lomas Elementary) competed for several rounds, but ultimately Tanner correctly spelled “adder” as the championship word.


6th place: Snigdha Edwin (6th grade), Kyrene Traditional Academy
5th place: Landon Plumb (5th grade), Kyrene Monte Vista
4th place: Ben Amtsfield (5th grade), Kyrene de los Cerritos Leadership Academy
3rd place: Joseph Gunderson-Jones (5th grade), C.I. Waggoner Elementary
2nd place: Säde Sepp (5th grade), Kyrene de las Lomas
1st place: Lyndell Tanner (5th grade), Kyrene del Cielo