Spelling Bee: 14 parish champs vie for 2016 title
The Gleaner's Children's Own Spelling Bee is now underway at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel.
Fourteen parish champions from across Jamaica are facing off in the finals.
The students who emerged as winners from the parish finals of the competition are vying for the coveted place to represent Jamaica at the 88th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., May 29-June 1.
The 14 bees for 2016 are:
1. Broughton Primary School - Rodney Sommerville
2. Hanover Pre & Preparatory School - Michaela Harvey
3. Johns Hall - Jayden Forbes
4. Norwich Primary School - Rhonoya Anderson
5. St Mary High School - Greig Campbell Jr
6. Morant Bay Primary - Lando Fullerton
7. Tomlinson's Christian Academy - Jadaqae Johnson
8. Hague Primary - Natahlia Miller
9. Glenmuir High School - Larona Clayton
10. Manchester High School - Ojea Sheckleford
11. Brompton Primary - Cadejah Adams
12. McAuley Primary School - Israel Burnett
13. Ardenne High - Chaunte' Blackwood
14. Wolmer's Prep - Assana Thompson