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Enroll Your School in the 2024 Scripps Regional Spelling Bee

Enroll Your School in the 2024 Scripps Regional Spelling Bee

Looking for a new way for students to connect and engage with their school and their learning? The 2024 San Diego County Scripps Regional Spelling Bee is now open for schools with students in 6th, 7th, or 8th grades to enroll to participate.

The overall winner of the countywide Spelling Bee will be awarded the title of Spelling Bee Champion and go on to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Learn more about hosting a spelling bee and participating by joining ABC 10News, the San Diego County Office of Education, and Bryan Witt, regional partner relations specialist for Scripps National Spelling Bee, for a 30-minute informational Zoom meeting at 3 p.m. Sept. 19 on how to host your own bee. Register for the session and learn what to expect and why participation in the Scripps National Spelling Bee benefits the school community. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

ABC 10News, the Scripps station in San Diego County, is the new Scripps National Spelling Bee regional sponsor and excited to BEE a part of this amazing competition. The San Diego County Office of Education has been a countywide spelling bee partner for many years, highlighting the importance of academic rigor, teamwork, and perseverance for our region's young people.

San Diego County has a history of making a strong showing at the national level. In 2012, the local winner, Francis Parker School student Snigdha Nandipati, won the Scripps National Spelling Bee.  In 2005, Anurag Kashyap, a student from Poway, won the national competition. Learn more about the spelling bee competition details and past winners on the SDCOE Spelling Bee webpage.

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