ONEONTA – DCMO BOCES announced the successful enrollment of 20 schools in the SCRIPPS Spelling Bee competition.
According to school registrations, more than 1,000 students will compete at the local level. The event, sponsored by The Oneonta Daily Star, marks the 14th year of sustained commitment to endeavors that improve students’ literacy and leadership.
The regional competition invites 35 schools in Delaware, Chenango, Otsego, and Madison counties. This year’s competition retained 100 percent of all 2015 participating schools and added a new homeschool team. Martha Ryan, Program Coordinator for DCMO BOCES, said, “The strongest indicator of success this year is the expanded support from The Oneonta Daily Star and the early enrollment. The deadline for enrollment is December 11, and we already have excellent representation from our schools,”