Students in 4th through 8th grade competed in the Thirty-fifth Annual Spelling Bee of Burbank School District 111. The district finals were held on January 17th at Liberty Junior High School. Mona B. of Tobin School won the honor of being the 2018 District 111 Spelling Champion. Marwa K. of Burbank School was the runner-up. The winning word for the spelling bee was “mascot.”
Mona will represent District 111 at the South Cook ISC Bee, as assigned by the South Cook ISC on Monday, February 5th at Southland College Prep Charter HS in Richton Park, Illinois.
Three students from the South Cook ISC Final will advance to the 2018 ComEd Regional ISC Spelling Bee, which will be held the evening of February 20, 2018. One student advances to the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee in May.