City students win Spelling Bee contest

City students win Spelling Bee contest

Students of Bengaluru-based Greenwood High bagged the first and third place in the Eighth International Championship of the MaRRS International Spelling Bee competition that was held at Mumbai.

Mysha Amirah and Aryan Manuj of Grade three have bagged the first and the third place respectively. Mysha won a scholarship of USD $.4444 while Aryan won a scholarship of USD $1111. The MaRRS International Spelling Bee is currently the largest English spelling competition in the world in terms of scope and participation.

The championship saw participation from over 600 children, studying from Class one to 12 from various schools across India, UAE and Kuwait. The competition begins at the school level and then progresses to the international level through the inter-school, state and national championships. The various rounds of the contest assess their spelling, pronunciation and vocabulary skills.

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