On Saturday, March 18th Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area held the local Scripps Spelling Bee at the Blount Chapel of Averett University. There were 20 participants from public and private, elementary, and middle schools in Danville and Pittsylvania Co. After 25 rounds, Ryan Crawford from Sacred Heart School was declared the winner. Aryan Kulkarni was the runner up. Ryan will advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee at National Harbor, Maryland Sunday May 28th-June 2nd.
Special thanks to Averett University, Mr. and Mrs. Jun Garcia, The Foundation of Southwest VA Association of Philippine Physicians, and Mr. and Mrs. Randy Adams.
For more information about our organization please call Pat Daniel (434)792-3700 ext. 234.