The Suwannee County School District held the 2019 District Spelling Bee on January 25, 2019 at the District Office.
The following students represented their school for the competition:
Taylar Smith – Branford High School
Courtney Williams – Suwannee Middle School
Jordan Coombs – Suwannee Intermediate School
Ethan McCall – Branford Elementary School
Darrin Christian Baldwin – Melody Christian Academy
Cassie Clay - Westwood Christian Academy
Clay defeated Smith in the eighth round of the spelling bee.
Clay will represent the SCSD at the 75th Annual First Coast Regional Spelling Championship on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 8:00 p.m., at the Jacksonville University Swisher Theatre.
The Regional Spelling Championship will be televised on Channel 4 WJXT and live streamed on News4JAX.com.
To see all the photos from the Spelling Bee, click here.