The 43 rd annual Inyo County Spelling Bee Competition will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at the Jill Kinmont Boothe School in Bishop. Students from all school districts in Inyo County are eligible to participate in the competition. First, each school holds their own Spelling Bee where the top 5 students are selected to compete in the Inyo County Spelling Bee.
The Spelling Bee competition will first begin with a written Preliminary Competition where students will compete in a writing exercise until 15-18 finalists remain. The public is welcome to join the Elementary/Middle School Championship Competition beginning at 6:00pm. Trophies and monetary scholarships will be awarded to the first, second, and third place winners, courtesy of Altrusa.
The top two 4-6 th grade elementary and top two 7-9 th grade middle school spellers qualify to participate in the Elementary and Junior High State Spelling Championship competitions in May. The public is encouraged to attend the county Spelling Bee Competition beginning at 6:00pm at Jill Kinmont Boothe School in the Great Room. For more information, please contact Mini Doonan at (760) 873-3262 ext. 2106.