BCSD Hosts Annual Spelling Bee

January 23, 2020 -Students from all throughout Bakersfield City School District showcased their spelling skills in the annual Spelling Bee during two regional competitions last week.  The event took place in the Education Center auditorium where family and friends gathered to witness who would be named Champion Speller.

The competition was broken down into two regions with the top four finishers from each region moving on to compete at the Kern County Spelling Bee March 2, 2020.

Congratulations to all of the competitors, and good luck to the eight students that will compete at the county level.

The following is the list of winners:

Region I Spelling Bee Winners 2020

1st Place:  Alliza Barrera, Chipman Junior High School

2nd Place:  Fernando Ahumada, Frank West Elementary School

3rd Place:  Jaelyn Rae, Voorhies Elementary School

4th Place:  Aiden Ramirez, Nichols Elementary School


Region II Spelling Bee Winners 2020

1st Place:  Katelyn Relucio, Chavez Elementary School

2nd Place:  Daniel Soto, Harding Elementary School

3rd Place:  May Thurber, Sequoia Middle School

4th Place:  Damaris Valdovinos, Pioneer Drive Elementary School