2019 UCPS District Spelling Bee
Date: Thursday, January 24th
Time: 9:30 AM (Contestants should arrive by 9 AM)
Location: Central Academy of Technology and Arts
600 Brewer Drive Monroe, NC 28110
Make-Up Date: Wednesday, January 30th
Winners from our forty elementary and middle schools will compete on January 24th in the 2019 UCPS District Spelling Bee held in the auditorium at Central Academy of Technology and Arts. The winner will advance to represent Union County Public Schools in the 65th Charlotte Observer Regional Spelling Bee held at ImagineOn in Charlotte, NC on February 25, 2019.
In the event of inclement weather on January 24th, the district spelling bee will follow the schedule below:
1 hour delay = The spelling bee will start at 10:30 AM and contestants should report at 10:00 AM
2 hour delay = The spelling bee will be rescheduled to the make-up day on Wednesday, January 30th
No school = The spelling bee will be rescheduled to the make-up day on Wednesday, January 30th.
2018 SCRIPPS National Spelling Bee - Washington, D.C.
Eva Vega started the National Spelling Bee as #350 out of 521 contestants and after three days of competition Eva qualified as one of the 41 contestants to make it to the ESPN-live televised round of competition on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Congratulations, Eva !!!
pictures from SCRIPPS National Spelling Bee https://spellingbee.com/blog/
2018 Charlotte Observer Regional Spelling Bee - UCPS Eva Vega is the Winner!
UCPS District Spelling Bee Winner, Eva Vega, competed against 25 other contestants from thirteen counties in the Carolinas to win the 64th Charlotte Observer Regional Spelling Bee on MOnday, February 19, 2018 at ImaginOn theater in Charlotte, NC. As first place winner, Eva won an all-expenses paid trip for two to the SCRIPPS National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.
2018 District Spelling Bee Winner
Congratulations to our district winner, Eva Vega, a 8th grader from Marvin Ridge Middle School. Best wishes to Eva as ahe now advances to represent Union County Public Schools in the The 64th Charlotte Observer Regional Spelling Bee held at Imagine On in Charlotte, NC.
Congratulations to our first runner up, Harini Rajakumar, a 4th grader from Weddington Elementary and to all of our elementary and middle school winners for participating in this challenging and exciting competition.
We are very proud of each of your accomplishments!