March 11, 2019
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Rosarian Academy sixth-grader Emma Chopin holding the certificate she received from Scripps for participating in the Final Regional Southeaster Spelling Bee.
Rosarian 6th Grader Emma Chopin Advances to Final Round in Scripps Regional Spelling Bee
Rosarian Academy sixth-graders Emma Chopin and Nicholas Grippi participated in the Final Regional Southeastern Scripps Spelling Bee at The Benjamin School on Thursday, March 7. The first round of the Bee included about 125 students from various counties taking a written test. Emma was one of 21 participants who made it to the final round which consisted of an oral spelling bee on the stage.
Emma won the Rosarian Academy school-level competition and Nicholas was the runner-up on January 11, 2019. They were the two school-level finalists in 2018 as well. They both had the opportunity to represent Rosarian and advance to the Regional Bee in 2018 and 2019.
Rosarian Academy, founded in 1925, educates students from e rly childhood through eighth grade and offers an exceptionally strong academic program enriched by athletics, visual and performing arts, and community service opportunities. The independent, Catholic school is located on Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach and is sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Bus service is available throughout Palm Beach County. For more information, visit www.rosarian.org or call 561.345.3106.