Claire Bomberger and Zachary Butler

Claire Bomberger 4th-Grade, 1st Place and Zachary Butler 7th-Grade, Runner-Up

PRESS RELEASE – February 22, 2019

The month of January, our students were buzzing with excitement with the annual Scripps Spelling Bee competition.

On January 17, 2019, the Fluvanna Middle School library hosted the annual division level spelling bee. Fifteen students, grades 3-8, participated in the division spelling bee this year. Fourth grade student, Claire Bomberger, took first place for a second year in a row, followed by Zachary Butler, grade 7, as runner up. These students will go on to represent Fluvanna County in the Regional Scripps Spelling Bee, sponsored by The Daily Progress, to be held at Albemarle High School on March 9, 2019. The winner of the Spelling Bee at Albemarle High School will be invited to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC.

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