Chester County Spelling Bee

  • Student competing in spelling bee

    The Chester County Spelling Bee is sponsored by the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) and is a qualifying bee for the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The bee is open to all students enrolled in a Chester County public, private, parochial or home school through eighth grade who meet Scripps' requirements for participation. Registration must be done through the sending school.

    Register yourself or submit your school's winner for the Chester County Spelling Bee. 

    For more information about enrolling homeschooled students, please contact Claudia Joye at or 610-524-0296. 

    2019 Winners

    1st Place: Jordi De Jong from Villa Maria Academy

    2nd Place: Srijan Velamuri from Lionville Middle School, Gayatri Venkatesan from Stetson Middle School and Niranjan Vijayakrishnan from Valley Forge Middle School

    3rd Place: Soham Katdare from Downingtown Middle School, Angelina McGrath from Fred S. Engle Middle School, Ritish Kodali from Great Valley Middle School and Bethany Yany from Tredyffrin-Easttown Middle School

    Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place

    1st Place:

    • Trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in Bee Week
    • The Samuel Louis Sugarman Award Certificate
    • Webster's Third New International Dictionary
    • One year subscription to Encyclopedia Brittanica Online

    2nd Place:

    • Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition
    • Crazy Letters game
    • $50.00 gift card

    3rd Place:

    • Scrabble game
    • $25.00 gift card
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    Monday, February 10, 2020
    (snow dates: Thursday, February 13 & Friday, February 21)
    9:00 a.m.
    455 Boot Road,
    Downingtown PA 19335