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2014 Spelling Bee champs

The Fillies Finish First!

By Steve Harrison The 5th Annual Catholic Charity of Livingston County Spelling Bee was held last Thursday evening at the Geneseo High School Auditorium. The Genesee Valley Penny Saver team of Carole Bennett, Audrey Blount and Janet Olexy successfully conquered the word “onomatopoeia” to finish first in the hotly contested Continue reading →

The “Literary Literati,” Chris Edgar (Bee Chair) with teammates Deborah Stoep and Laura Burghdorf, receive their trophy

Rotary Spelling Bee Raises $3900 for Literacy

The Wayne Central High School Performing Arts Center was a hive of activity during the 15th Annual Wayne County Rotary Spelling Bee on February 1, 2014.  The Spelling Bee is a collaborative effort between all ten Rotary Clubs in Wayne County to call attention to and raise money for literacy Continue reading →

Spelling Bee finalists Russell Cunningham, Olivia Audsley. Clare Fraser, Celia Merovich and Wade Thompson.

Byron-Bergen Jr. High School student wins Spelling Bee two years in a row

Byron-Bergen’s Russell Cunningham is a spelling bee champion, again. Russell was awarded spelling bee champion recently at the annual Robert Fowler/Byron-Bergen Jr. High School and Buffalo News Spelling Bee, in association with The Scripps National Spelling Bee. Russell was also awarded champion last year. An eighth-grader at Byron-Bergen Jr./Sr. High Continue reading →