MBE sends Samara Channell to the Kamloops for the regional spelling finals

Mount Begbie Elementary School recently held its spelling bee to determine who will represent it at the regional spelling championships in Kamloops and, shown here with organizer Eleanor Wilson, is the winner: Grade 7 student Samara Channell. Congratulations, Samara! Photo courtesy of Sarah Newton
Oh the stress! The stress! Kids at MBE who competed in the school-wide spelling bee take a moment to let off some steam after the stressful event: left to right, front row - Caleb Martin, Rebecca Brosch, Hannah Vandenburg-Clark, Nicolas Sakiyama, Jonah Laurence and Caleb Guenther. Left to right, middle row - Brayden Folden, Alexandra Robertson, Emalyn Adam and Lauren Channell. From left to right, back row - Ullar Wiatzka, Samara Channell, Jenna Harshenin-Hill , Jordan Vandenburg-Clark, Kayla Fenwick. Photo courtesy of Sarah Newton