2017-2018 Spelling Bee Participants Spelling Bee Winner
A spelling bee is a competition in which contestants are asked to spell a broad selection of words, usually with a varying degree of difficulty. The concept is thought to have originated in the United States, and spelling bee events, along with variants, are now also held in some other countries around the world. Each year all 13 Elementary school in Wilkes County hold a school spelling bee. Students in grades 3-5 are asked to participate in a classroom spelling bee where they compete against their classmates in order to see who is the top speller in their class. Classroom winners then advance on to compete in the school spelling bee. The school spelling bee winner then advances on to the county spelling bee where they will represent their individual school.