Roanoke and Lynchburg students headed to D.C. for National Spelling Bee

May 29, 2018 - Five local students have gone from spelling in the classroom to the national stage.

The students from Lynchburg, Roanoke, and South Boston will be among 519 spellers in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C.

The local spellers are:

  • Jenna Ng (Speller No. 427) - Lynchburg
  • Isabelle Aujla (Speller No. 433) - Roanoke
  • Nikitha Prabhu (Speller No. 458) - Lynchburg
  • Ryan Crawford (Speller No. 488) - South Boston
  • Elizabeth Safford (Speller No. 513) - Roanoke

The Scripps National Spelling Bee begins May 29 and lasts until May 31.

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