Hundreds of elementary school students from Watertown came out Sunday to take part in the 2019 Town-Wide Spelling Bee.
G2h1 – Buzz Words – Hosmer – Hannah Kurth, Violet Daly and Ava Anker
G2h2 – Hotter Dogs – Cunniff – IkerHerranz Toledo, MichaelAirasian, SebastianGebeyan and Nicky Brouillard
G2h3 – Don’t Eat Coconuts – Lowell – Eamon Hodge, MaxChecchi and James Lipscomb
G2h4 – The Husky Champs – Hosmer – Nirvan Bhoumick, Naysa Bhoumick, and Brianna Napolitano
G2h5 – The Maniacs – Hosmer – Max Zeller, Ryland Schrader and Kenjisan Limketkai
G2h6 – Spring Blossom – Hosmer – Kiana O’Keefe, Lilianna Badalian and Amit Sharabi
G3h1 – Honey Hunters – Lowell – Daphne Goldstein, Jordan Muraca and Aaron Folks
G3h2 – May the Force Bee with You – Hosmer – Leila Tocchio, Kristy Eldridge and Dahlia Cohen
G3h3 – Star Spellers – Hosmer – Naomi Leitz, Willow MacKenzie and Tyler Foley
G3h4 – SSAES 3rd grade Maltesers – St. Stephens School – ArmanStepanian, ElsaSarkissian and Nara Behbahani
G3h5 – Bee-lievers – Lowell – Nora Schofield, Maisie Morgan and Daniella Hammerschlag
G4h1 – M.A.D Hives – Debra Kalemi, Alexa O’Connell and Maddox Caron
G4h2 – Dictionary Dragons – Lowell – Platon Gorkavy, Isaac Maillis and Nyles Oliver
G5h1 – SSAES St. Stephens Spellers – Lea Karapetian, Lara Chekijian and Anais Kahvejian
G5h2 – Stellar Spellers – Hosmer – Gavin Foley, Lily Finton and Toba Banjo
G5h3 – Blazing Bees – Lowell – Leia LeBlanc, Nash Goldstein and Will Powazinik
FINAL WINNERS – 5thGrade
Blazing Bees – Lowell – Leia LeBlanc, Nash Goldstein and Will Powazinik
Many thanks to our committee, word callers, and volunteers for contributing their time and talents to the success of this event. We would also like to thank the Watertown Middle School custodial staff.
The 2019 Spelling Bee Committee:
Elaina Themistos, Jackie Airasian, Nicole Higgins, Lauren Unsworth, Maria Panaggio-Phillips, Jan Singer, Darshna Varia, & Emily Barclay.
Masters of Ceremony: Mrs. Amy Donohue, School Committee Member & Officer Kerry Kelley, WPD
Say “Thank you” to our Word Callers!:
Julie Balzer, Ellen Breen, Mena Ciarlone, Olivia Cifrino, Cristina DeFabritiis, Eileen Doherty, Elenaor Donato, Dede Galdston, Eileen Hsu-Balzer, Marilynn O’Connor, Katja Pearse, & Janelle Tribble. And thank you to all last minute callers!
The sponsors of the Spelling Bee were: Boston Floor Covering, Donohue’s Bar & Grill, Watertown Savings Bank, Toyota of Watertown, Boylston Properties, Coldwell Banker: Bob Airasian, Guaranteed Rate, LaMacchia Realty, Riverside Management Group, Watertown Community Foundation, Three Sons Auto Body, 3 Twins, Realty Executives, Twelve Points Wealth Management, Belmont Savings, Miller/Tracy Children’s Foundation.