Alex Schummer wins School Spelling Bee
Congratulations to eighth-grader Alex Schummer, who won the 2022 Central Catholic School Spelling Bee on Thursday, January 20.
Alex correctly spelled 21 words, including the championship word, referral. He survived a 10-round duel with runner-up Jace Rogers, a seventh-grader.
Alex, Jace and the other three participants – Nicholas Props, Connor Soon, and Colin Carpenter – will represent CC in the Christian Schools Spelling Bee on February 22 at Faith Christian School.
As the school champion, Alex Schummer will represent Central Catholic in the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee on March 5 at Faith Christian School, competing for a chance to advance to the National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C.