Lafayette Speller headed to National Spelling Bee

The Kiwanis Club of Lafayette and the Kiwanis Club of Acadiana are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Kiwanis Regional Spelling Bee, held March 22 at the South Louisiana Community College.  Students from 8 parishes competed in 2 separate spelling bees, and the Grand Champion is Amelia Hebert of Cathedral Carmel School, who wins an expense-paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee during the week of May 25, 2014.

Winners of the 3rd – 5th grade bee are 3rd place (tie): Mason Landreth (Broadmoor Elementary) Gabriel Juarez (St. Cecelia), 2nd place: Ethan Laviolette (Cathedral Carmel), 1st place: Kylon Segura (Dodson St. Elementary)

Winners of the 6th – 8th grade bee are 3rd place: Hieu Pham (North Lewis Street Elementary), 2nd place: Justin Landry (St. Cecelia) and Grand Champion Ameila Hebert (Cathedral Carmel)

Scripps Spelling Bee packet for our Champion
Kiwanis of Lafayette President Gerald Guilbeaux and Grand Champion Ameila Hebert (Cathedral Carmel School)
Our Kiwanis Volunteers
Gerald is always conducting 🙂
Champion Amelia Hebert, runner-up Justin Landry & families
Runner-up Justin Landry and family
2013 Champion Damien Handy and 2014 Champion Amelia Hebert
3rd - 5th grade Champion Kylon Segura and family
3rd - 5th grade Champion Kylon Segura and family
3rd - 5th grade third place Gabriel Juarez and President Guilbeaux
Hieu Pham, Amelia Hebert and Justin Landry
Runner-up Justin Landry and President Guilbeaux
Third place Hieu Pham and President Guilbeaux
2013 Champion Damien Handy and 2014 Champion Amelia Hebert
2013 Champion Damien Handy and 2014 Champion Amelia Hebert
2013 Champion Damien Handy and 2014 Champion Amelia Hebert
Grand Champion Amelia Hebert and President Guilbeaux
Our winners !
Our winners !
The awards are ready!

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