Spearheaded by English department faculty, Mrs. Lauren Katz and Mrs. Nikki D’Aleo this first time event brought out students from all grade levels yesterday afternoon.

Teams of two were divided into two flights in the qualifying phase that consisted of five rounds. The top three teams in each grade qualified for the final elimination phase and also qualified for the Literacy Connections Spelling Bee.

In the end, it was the freshmen duo of Izzy Cho and Veronica Kwiecinski who earned the title of CHAMPION!

Top teams heading to Literacy Connections Spelling Bee held at Marist College in March are: 


Izzy Cho and Veronica Kwiecinski
Madi Lynch Dingee and Jenna Garufi
Eliza Petronio and Abigail Gadonniex
Trinity Ng and Jacqueline Lehner 
Ashton Weiss and Nina Fiordaliso
Hannah McConologue and Arden Terapane
Mei Rao and Ryan Murphy
Mary Blejwas and Olivia McEntee
Emily Sadutto and McKenna Weiss
Max Majak and Grace Jentsch
Amanda Romero and Nicole Speziale

Mrs. Katz and Mrs. D’Aleo would like to thank all the spectators who came to support and the faculty who helped make the event possible:  Mrs. Berkley, Ms. Crittenden, Mrs. Cuccia, Ms. Graham, Mrs. Heinsman, Mr. Keenan, Mrs. Soltis, and Mr. Weiler.

The Literacy Connections Spelling Bee will be held on March 24th at Marist College.