The Interior Alaska Spelling Bee is co-sponsored by the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Northern Pioneer Realty, and Alpha Delta Kappa-Gamma Chapter. This event is open to all Interior Alaska schools, public and private.
The winner was to represent Interior Alaska at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., however, due to the COVID19 Pandemic, Scripps announced the cancellation of the 2020 event.
2020 Interior Alaska Spelling Bee
was held Saturday, February 29, 2020
West Valley High School Performing Arts Center
This year's winners are:
Adia Wilcock, Grade 6, Pearl Creek Elementary, Speller # 69
Annebelle Foster, Grade 6, Weller Elementary, Speller # 18
3rd Place ~ 3-way tie
Cillian Parks, Grade 4, Pearl Creek Elementary, Speller # 25
Leo Tape, Grade 5, Pearl Creek Elementary, Speller # 37
(waiting on parental permission for the other 3rd place winner)
4th Place tie
Levi Butler, Grade 5, Crawford Elementary, Speller # 17
Andy Lai, Grade 4, Denali Elementary, Speller # 5
For more information, please contact Michelle Daml or Flora Roddy. Visit the Scripps National Spelling Bee website for current information on the national event.
Spelling Bee Sponsors
Thank you to Northern Pioneer Realty and Alpha Delta Kappa- Gamma Chapter for sponsor the Interior Alaska Spelling Bee.