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The 2011 Virginian-Pilot Spelling Bee Live On WHRO

Spelling Bee

The 2011 Virginian-Pilot Spelling Bee will be broadcast live on WHRO-TV15.1 on Saturday, February 12 at 2:00 p.m. and streamed live at Forty-five of the finest area middle school spellers will be in the studio competing for this year’s title. Eighteen public schools in southeastern Virginia, sixteen independent schools, eight public schools from northeastern North Carolina, and three Home School Associations have held local school Bees and will be sending their winners to WHRO.

WHRO-FM’s Raymond Jones will once again serve as the Bee’s pronouncer. First, second and third place winners receive trophies from the Virginian-Pilot. The Virginian-Pilot also pays the first place winner’s travel expenses to go to Washington, DC and complete in the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee in June. WHRO will present the first place winner with an Apple iPad. The Bee will be re-broadcast on WHRO KIDS 15.3 on Saturday, February 19 beginning at 7:00 p.m.


For more information on the 2011 Virginian-Pilot Spelling Bee scheduled for February 12 contact Debbie Bellucci, Educational Services Manager, The Virginian-Pilot via email at

2010 Winners!!!

Spelling Bee Winners

WHRO congratulates the 1st place winner of the 2010 WHRO/Virginian-Pilot Spelling Bee,
Walter Francis of Southampton Middle School. Here he’s flanked by
2nd place
winner Elizabeth Elia of Forest Glen Middle School on the left,
and 3rd place winner Kianna Rhodes of Churchland Middle School on the right.

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Mark your calendars for 2011!!
Feb 12 is the next Bee!!