Aiesha Moriera wins annual Spelling Bee Zone 5 Eliminations

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Aiesha Moriera of New Horizon Seventh Day Adventist School (NHSDAS) is the winner of the annual Spelling Bee Zone 5 Eliminations. Organized by Bowen and Bowen Ltd and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, the event took place at the San Pedro Lions Den on Thursday, February 23rd shortly after 9AM. A total of 12 students from six different schools from San Pedro Town and Caye Caulker partook in the competition. After three rounds of intense spelling, Moriera took first place when she correctly spelled the word “oblivion”. Tellen Smith from The Island Academy placed second, and Jamileth Beltran from NHSDAS came in third place.
The top winners, Moriera and Smith will be representing Zone 5 at the District Eliminations on April 26th in Belize City.
The San Pedro Sun joins the community in congratulating all participants for taking the educational challenge. Best of luck to the spellers who will advance to the district finals.

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