January 15, 2010
The Scripps National Spelling Bee is the nation's largest and longest-running educational promotion, administered on a not-for-profit basis by the E.W. Scripps Company
and local spelling bee sponsors in the United States, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Department of Defense Schools in Europe; also, the Bahamas, Canada, China, Ghana, Jamaica, New Zealand, and South Korea.
We are pleased to announce that Joseph Hodapp of the 5th grade was crowed the school champion at the St. Ignatius, Martyr, Catholic School Spelling Bee on Friday, January 145 2010. Joseph has advanced to the next level of competition, the District X Spelling Bee
, which will be held on, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010 at 6:00 pm at Canyon Vista Middle School, 8455 Spicewood Springs Rd., Austin, TX 78759. Congratulations to Joseph and good luck to him at the District Bee!