Conner Stedman, a seventh grader at Trent Middle School, took second place at the Collin County Spelling Bee, hosted by Frisco ISD on February 1 at Lebanon Trail High School.
Nearly 60 students from Frisco, Plano, Prosper, Allen, McKinney and Lovejoy participated in the competition. Many won school or District spelling bees to advance to the competition.
The contest went 11 rounds before Sohum Sukhatankar, a student at Sloan Creek Intermediate School in Lovejoy, took the top prize. He advances to compete at the Dallas Sports Commission Regional Spelling Bee on March 4.
Five other Frisco ISD students advanced to the Collin County Bee after placing in the top six at the Frisco ISD Spelling Bee on January 11 at Liberty High School.
Congratulations to all the FISD participants, including Stedman, who represented the District very well:
- Anveeth Vietla, sixth grader at Fowler Middle School
- Karthik Nemmani, seventh grader at Scoggins Middle School
- Kashvi Chaudhary, fourth grader at Tadlock Elementary
- Rohan Kodibagkar, fourth grader at Smith Elementary
- Rishiekaarthik Ramesh, fifth grader at Boals Elementary