Northview Spell Bowl Team Wins State Title with a Perfect Score

By: Northview Elementary School Last Updated: December 2, 2013

Northview-Spell-Bowl-State-2013The Northview Elementary Spell Bowl team stunned the crowd at this year's spell bowl competition by achieving the elusive PERFECT score, spelling all 56 words correctly. Northview's blue ribbon performance occurred at one of the most competitive regional sites in the state held at Washington Township School.

The competition, sponsored by the Indiana Association of School Principals, took place statewide on November 21st. All eight of Northview's team members completing perfect rounds were Annalee Cvelbar, Rama Khabbaz, Lucia Otten, Christopher Rahn, Zachary Taglia, Sydney Vorrier, Samantha Winland and Charlotte Witvoet. The team also consisted of valuable alternates Trevor Brandt, Hannah Fields and Mallerie Rochford and was coached by Courtney Smith and Kay Magnetti.

Hats off to all of the worthy competitors! Way to go, Northview spellers!

Photo: Front (L-R): Rama Khabbaz, Samantha Winland, Charlotte Witvoet, Mallerie Rochford; Second Row (L-R): Christopher Rahn, Trevor Brandt, Annalee Cvelbar, Sydney Vorrier Third Row (L-R): Coach Kay Magnetti, Zachary Taglia, Hannah Fields, Lucia Otten, Coach Courtney Smith