Lizbeth Morel of School 16 Wins 50th Annual Spelling Bee

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Yonkers 50th Annual Spelling Bee - (L-R) Jessica Abu, Kleanthis Plakas, and Lizbeth Morel

Yonkers 50th Annual Spelling Bee – (L-R) Jessica Abu, Kleanthis Plakas, and Lizbeth Morel.

YONKERS, NY — School 16 fifth grade student Lizbeth Morel was named champion of the 50th Annual Spelling Bee, sponsored by Yonkers Public Schools and the Exchange Club of Yonkers. The event, which was held on Monday, June 2, welcomed 79 fifth graders from Yonkers public and private schools, who competed valiantly. In the end, Lizbeth correctly spelled “vaguely” to place first; Kleanthis Plakas of School 21 earned second place; and Jessica Abu of Hudson View Christian Academy placed third.

 

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