Annual Gregory School Spelling Bee Crowns 2016 Winner
WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Gregory Elementary School Spelling Bee on June 8 had third, fourth and fifth grade students on the edge of their seats cheering on their finalists.
Fourteen finalists from grades 3-5 nervously appeared before their fellow students, each representing their classes where competitions were previously held.
"Thirty-eight rounds of spelling words were administered until a winner emerged," said Gregory Principal Michelle Thompson.
Fifth grade student Madison Gough was named the 2016 Gregory Spelling Bee winner with the correct spelling of the word, "bazooka." Runners-up were fifth grade student Breylen Tyson, and fourth grade student Amelie Bryant.
"All our spellers did an absolutely amazing job and we are proud of every single student," noted Thompson.
Winner Madison Gough and runner-ups Breylen Tyson and Amelie Bryant.