Students Compete at District Spelling Bee

District Spelling Bee WInnersOn November 7, West Genesee students Josephine Simpson (WGMS) and Edison Coles (Split Rock) came in first and second place, respectively, in the West Genesee Spelling Bee. They faced-off spelling such words as: legitimate, circumstantial, acquaintance, insufficient, decaffeinated; and the final two words spelled by the overall winner were: delicatessen and collaboration.

West Genesee will send 12 students to join others from Central New York to participate in the Syracuse.com / Scripps written Spelling Bee on January 25, 2020 at Christian Brothers Academy.

Top 12 Spellers
The top twelve spellers to go on to compete at the next level are pictured above. In front, from left to right, are Alaina Munson (CMS), Edison Coles (SR), Dylan Wainwright (SR), Raniah Bailey (EH), Veronica Ann Moss (ST), Selena Salman (ST), Harrison Card (WGMS), and Joseph Paoli (WGMS). In the back row, from left to right, are Nathan Smith (CMS), Payton Voss (CMS), Joanna Ray (CMS), and Josephine Simson (WGMS).