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‘Precocious’ Kelsie Chi spells victory in Coca-Cola Spelling Bee

Posted: Friday, June 2, 2023. 4:03 pm CST.

By Aaron Humes: Precocious, from Latin, means ahead in development, such as the development of a child.

It’s the word correctly spelled by 12-year-old Kelsie Chi of Bullet Tree Seventh Day Adventist Primary School of Cayo District to win today’s final of the National Bowen and Bowen/Coca-Cola Spelling Bee at Countryside Park in Spanish Lookout.

Second place went to nine-year-old Aidan Carrillo of Chan Pine Ridge Government School in Orange Walk and third to James Arguelles of Victorious Nazarene Primary in Cayo.

Per the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, and Technology, first place receives a four-year tuition and book grant for secondary school; second place is handed two years of tuition and books, and third place one year of tuition and books, in addition to other prizes from Bowen and Bowen, Heritage Bank, and other sponsors.

We add our congratulations to today’s winners and all participants in the Bee, which returned this year after a two-year COVID-induced absence.

 

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