The first National Spelling Bee was held on Saturday, May 15 2010.
Approximately 400 students from all over Macedonia were competing in four categories.
These are the winners:
5th & 6th Grade Competition
1st Place - Hristijan Bosikovski ( Bitola)
2nd Place - Cristea Teodora (Skopje)
3rd Place - Ilina Dimovska (Veles)
7th & 8th Grade Competition
1st Place - Hristijan Petrovski (Bitola)
2nd Place - Angel Misa (Struga)
3rd Place - Andrej Nastevski (Bitola)
9th &10th Grade Competition
1st place - Aleksandra Zafirovska (Kumanovo)
2nd place - Sara Lazarovska (Skopje)
3rd place - Filip Merkovski (Bitola)
11th & 12th Grade Competition
1st place - Filip Kulakov (Stip)
2nd place - Ilija Lazarov (Skopje)
3rd place - Goran Dimov (Skopje)
Special thanks goes to Peace Corps Volunteers Maggie Davies and Matthew Tschabold for organizing this event with the American Corners in Macedonia, PC Volunteer Phil Lampron for making all those wonderful photographs, Cultural Attaché John Surface, The US Embassy in Skopje and all the volunteers that helped this event run smoothly!
Here's how it went:
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