Nautilus Middle School Spelling bee
Nautilus held its own Scripps regional spelling bee, with 21 participating students. Seventh grader Raffaello Bruni won and will be competing in a tri-county spelling event on March 7. Congratulations, Rafaelo!
Interview with raffaello bruni, nautilus spelling bee winner
Q: What word did you win the spelling bee with?
Raffaello: I won with tabulation, which means to arrange mathematically or systematically.
Q: How did it feel when you won the bee?
Raffaello: It was amazing! In the final rounds I was against Michelle Mally, who is very talented and skilled. All in all, though, it was a very positive experience.
Q: What advice would you give to a student who wants to participate in a spelling bee or just improve their vocabulary?
Raffaello: Read lots of books!!!
Q: Are you preparing for the tri-county spelling bee?
Rafaello: Yes, I am studying! I am very very excited, and thankful that Ms. Meder organized this event.
(thank you to Ryen Rasmussen for the interview)