Telegram champ sets sights on Scripps bee
- Cassandra Clowe-Coish, 12, a Grade 7 student at Holy Cross Junior High in St. John’s, is shown with her personal keepsake trophy and school trophy for winning the first annual Telegram Spelling Bee at Macdonald Drive Junior High School on Saturday afternoon. — Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram
Daniel Burke, 13, a Grade 7 student at St. Matthew’s School, looks towards the judges as they give him his third-round word to
spell in Saturday’s first annual Telegram Spelling Bee at Macdonald Drive Junior High School on Saturday afternoon.
— Photos by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram
Adam Hillman Coxworthy, 10, a Grade 5
student at Mary Queen of Peace School,
reacts after spelling his third-round
Telegram business reporter and columnist Dan MacEachern hosted and emceed the
first annual Telegram Spelling Bee.
After being eliminated from the competition, speller Chelsea-Jean Woodfine, 13, a
Grade 8 student at Menihek High School in Labrador City, got a chance to bond and
spend some time with her lifelong friends, from left, Gabrielle Williams, Lexie Watson
and Megan Stanley, students at Mount Pearl Intermediate.
Evan O’Bryan, 13, a Grade 8 student at
GC Rowe Junior High School in Corner
Brook, spells his third-round word.
Katrina-lynn Picco, 12, a Grade 7 student at St. Paul’s Junior High School, gets a photo
taken with her parents Lisa and James Picco.
Shannon Patrick Sullivan (right) lecturer, department of mathematics and statistics,
Memorial University, was the pronouncer at the event. At left is Kerry Hann, managing
editor of The Telegram, who was a judge.
- Telegram Publisher Charlie Stacey with Kaitlin Dillon-Paul, 14, a Grade 8 student at Holy Cross Junior High
One of the Top 5 spellers, Juan Carlos Hiedra
Primera, 11, a Grade 6 student at Macdonald
Drive Elementary, spells his word.
Nicholas Edwards, 9, a Grade 4 student at St. Mary’s Elementary
School, reads through the program during a break.
Aaron Sarkar, 10, a Grade 5 student at
St. Andrew’s Elementary School, spells
his eighth-round word.
Samantha Situ, 11, a Grade 6 student at
Bishop Feild School, spells her sixthround
From left, spelling bee participants, Christopher Edwards (1), Cassandra Pynn (11), Erin McDonald (2) and Kisanet Andom
Kebedom (3), await their turn to spell.
Ryan Pickard, 11, a Grade 6 student at Vanier Elementary,
receives his Spelling Bee medallion from Telegram publisher
and general manager Charlie Stacey.
- Joshua Simon, 10, a Grade 5 student at St. Augustine’s, spells his word.
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- - March 11, 2013 at 10:36:55
Way to go Cassandra, good luck at the nationals !!!!!