2021 Central PA Spelling Bee written results

The results are in!

These spellers scored the highest on the written portion of WITF’s Central PA Spelling Bee.  The written test was held on Scripps’ online testing platform from January 20-24 and consisted of 25 spelling words and 25 vocabulary words.

The following 33 spellers will now advance to the WITF Grand Championship Spelling Bee, which will be held virtually on February 27 and be broadcast on WITF TV and livestream on:

  • Sunday, March 7 at 6:00pm
  • Friday, March 12 at 3:00pm
  • Sunday, March 14 at 8:00am

The winner of the WITF Grand Championship Spelling Bee will move on to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee near Washington, D.C.!

Congratulations to all the spellers who participated in WITF’s written competition, and good luck to those moving on to the WITF Grand Championship Oral Spelling Bee:

Maria Maureen Arguelles – Saint Joseph School, Mechanicsburg

Kevin Azubike – Saint Joseph School, Mechanicsburg

Fiona Chisholm – Cocalico MS/SDSD

Elijah Colon – Mountville ES, Hempfield SD

Sameeha Gaind – Mountain View MS, Cumberland Valley SD

Rory Gannon – New Cumberland MS, West Shore SD

Abigail Gorgo – Swift MS, Solanco SD

Carter Guengerich – Centerville MS, Hempfield SD

Narain Hari – Central Dauphin MS/SD

Jhayce Hawley – Palmyra Area MS/SD

Nandhini Jayendrasanhar – Mountain View MS, Cumberland Valley SD

Rohan Kakaria – Mountain View MS, Cumberland Valley SD

Ananya Kannan – Central Dauphin MS/SD

Kendrina Keller – Selinsgrove Area MS/SD

Harrison Mabon – Southern MS, Southern York County SD

Bryan J. Martinez-Nevarez – Farmdale ES, Hempfield SD

Harper Menegat – Eagle View MS, Cumberland Valley SD

Viseth Meng – Cedar Crest MS, Cornwall Lebanon SD

Nehemiah Miller – Wheatland MS, School District of Lancaster

Nestor Nguyen – Conestoga Valley MS/SD

Abigail Nop – Lower Dauphin MS/SD

Nahla Owens – Wheatland MS, School District of Lancaster

Kellen R. Palisin – New Cumberland MS, West Shore SD

Elliana Rymarenko – Cocalico MS/SD

Aryan Sai – Mechanicsburg MS/SD

Sibi Shanmugam – Eagle View MS, Cumberland Valley SD

Sydney Skopp – Mechanicsburg MS/SD

Anna Sponaugle – Lancaster Country Day School, Lancaster

Owen Underfoffler – Upper Dauphin Area MS/SD

Bianca Vang – Cocalico MS/SD

Saaketh Vemuri – Martin Meylin MS, Lampeter-Strasburg SD

Owen Wagner – Elizabethtown Area MS/SD

Ameliya Zaynitdinova – Linglestown MS, Central Dauphin SD

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