The 2018 Fairfax County Spelling Bee awarded first place to Eric Kim of Wakefield Forest Elementary School in Fairfax. Pictured from left: Joni Pepin (Judge), Matthew Shinkman (Judge), Sarah Lundquist (Judge), Bee winner Eric Kim, Blake Giddens (Pronouncer).
To see a live Spelling Bee “is a real treat,” according to Fairfax Rotary past president Ron Hubbard. He attended the twelfth annual Fairfax County Spelling Bee held at Lake Braddock Secondary School in March. Hubbard represented The Rotary Club of Fairfax, which donated Webster dictionaries to each student who participated in the “Bee.” Competitors included seventy one students, from private and public schools in the Northern Virginia area. The Fairfax County Council of PTAs organizes the annual event. The Bee winner was Eric Kim, a sixth grader at Wakefield Forest Elementary School in Fairfax.
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