GISD Announces 2019 Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to Winners of 2019 Spelling Bee
Posted on 04/03/2019

5-8th Grade Championship Winners standing with awards 9-12th Grade Spelling Bee Championship Winners standing with awards
FLINT– The Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Countywide Spelling Bee Championship. This year, 226 students from schools across Genesee County put their spelling skills to the test. There were first, second and third place winners for each round of the grade level competitions. Then, the top two winners from each grade/division faced off for the big championship round.


GISD congratulates all the students who participated in the championship. Below are the names of the top 2019 Spelling Bee Championship Winners and those who placed in their division: 

5th – 8th Grade Championship Winners

9th – 12th Grade Championship Winners

 1st Place:  Aurora Akinpeloye
                  Grand Blanc East Middle School  
 1st Place:  Lily Zuber            

                  Flushing High School

 2nd Place:  Joshua Tewolde
                    Grand Blanc West Middle School
 2nd Place: Connor Davenport
                  Flushing High School
 3rd Place:  Kamaria Carter-Ryan
                  Woodland Park Academy
 3rd Place:  Danielle Vallieve
                  Bentley High School

Grade Level Winners:

Grade 4  Grade 7

Grade 10

 1st - Rachel Moore
       St. John Vianney
 1st - Brendan Lavery
        West MS - Grand Blanc

 1st - Connor Davenport

         Flushing HS

 2nd - Hady Alouh
       Genesee Academy
 2nd - Aloni Baker

          Carman Ainsworth MS - Carman

 2nd - Tamiah Redwine

          E. A. Johnson HS - Mt. Morris

 3rd - Rosemary Stacey
         Holy Rosary
 3rd - Jack Weichel

          St. Paul Lutheran

 3rd - Isaac Tift

         Flushing HS

 Grade 5  Grade 8

 Grade 11

 1st - Kamaria Carter-Ryan 
         Woodland Park Academy

 1st - Edward Huang
        West MS - Grand Blanc

 1st - Lily Zuber
       Flushing HS

 2nd - Dylan Arntzen
         Flushing Elementary
 2nd - Grace Polcik

         Carter MS - Clio

 2nd - Madison Griffin
        Flushing HS

 3rd - Cheyanne Creel
         Rankin Elementary - Carman

 3rd - Eli Richey
         Flushing MS

 3rd - Gabriella Smith 

         Lake Fenton HS

 Grade 6

 Grade 9

 Grade 12
 1st - Aurora Akinpeloye
         East MS - Grand Blanc
 1st - Alayna Alvarado
         Lake Fenton HS

 1st - Jacob Castles

        Flushing HS

 2nd - Joshua Tewolde
         West MS – Grand Blanc

 2nd - Danielle Valliere

         Bentley HS

 2nd - Dominic Shiel

          E. A. Johnson HS - Mt. Morris

 3rd - Carter Reynolds
         Woodland Park Academy

 3rd - Lukas Glomson

         Flushing HS

 3rd - Jessenia Cranfill

         E. A. Johnson HS - Mt. Morris