Eastern Shore Regional Spelling Bee

  • Welcome to the home for the 2017 Eastern Shore Regional Spelling Bee!

    This year's Bee will take place Saturday, March 4, 2017* inside the Ella Fitzgerald Center for Performing Arts (#2 on the map below) on the campus of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The Bee will begin promptly at 10 a.m.; spellers should arrive and be inside The Hive (AKA Spellers Room) by 8:30 a.m. to hear instructions and rules, and ask questions.

    We're looking forward to seeing these newly crowned (2016-17) school champions:

    • Areeba Bakht, Princess Anne Elementary
    • Amanda Blackford, Washington Academy
    • Alexis Brown, Greenwood Elementary
    • Elijah Cockey, Cockey Academy of Fine Arts
    • Tiffany Colon, Northwestern Elementary
    • Josh Croxton, Crisfield Academy
    • Rhianna Denaque, Fruitland Intermediate
    • Stacey Fisher, Mardela Middle
    • Rosy Gao, Salisbury Middle
    • James Gordy, Somerset Intermediate
    • Mar'Kiera Green, Woodson Elementary
    • David Harkins, The Salisbury School
    • Julia Limbeck, Holly Grove Christian School
    • Aarna Lulla, North Salisbury Elementary
    • Isabel Mena, Pemberton Elementary
    • Leanna Morris, Pittsville Elementary / Middle
    • Leah Osmon, Bennett Middle
    • Caleb Parks, Deal Island Elementary
    • Kirsten Parsons, Wicomico Middle
    • Adrianna Pearson, Pinehurst Elementary
    • Ethan Richardson, Delmar Elementary
    • Ali Siddique, Wicomico Day School
    • Hailey Soriano, Prince Street Elementary
    • Erin Welch, St. Frances de Sales Catholic
    • Jada Whyte, Westside Intermediate
    • Kas'Mier Williams, East Salisbury Elementary
    • Monay Wilson, Glen Avenue Elementary

    Names in BOLD are returning school champions.

    Schools are encouraged to send photos from their respective bees to umesnews@umes.edu 

    Join us on the first Saturday in March, when we identify the Lower Shore's top speller, who wins a trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington this spring.

    *Should there be any weather-related updates or information for spellers, it will be posted on this page.

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