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Spelling Bee Results

On Monday, December 10, GJH held the annual Scripps Spelling Bee.  Ten Gainesville Junior High students participated in the competition.  The top three will advance to the District bee on January 31. The champion, Uriel Tellez, will also compete at the Cooke County Bee on February 11. The winning word was flambeau.

The top three were:
1st: Uriel Tellez (7th)
2nd: Benson Tran (8th)
3rd: Johany Marin (7th)

gjh spelling bee top three

Participants were Presea Reed, Loreto Balderas Galan , Samantha Cervantez, Ximena Hinojosa, KK Phillips, Brooklyn Thurman, and Kenadee Jones.

GJH spelling bee participants