Credit Union sponsors four local spelling bees
Educational Systems Federal Credit Union sponsored four recent spelling bees in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles and Prince George’s counties.
Each winner received a trophy and earned a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee set for May 22-27 in Washington, D.C. The credit union awarded each winner a $500 gift card as well as a $500 donation to each winner’s school to help support the spelling program. The winners were: • Nicholas Gallegos won the Charles County Spelling Bee in the seventh roung by spelling the word azimuth which is an arc of the horizon measured between a fixed point and the vertical circle passing through the center of an object. Gallegos is an eighth grade student at John Hanson Middle School. • Anna Kleist won the Calvert County Spelling Bee in the 16th round by spelling the word fuselage which is the part of an airplane that holds the crew, passengers and cargo. Kleist is a seventh grade student at Plum Point Middle School. • Ayyub Abdulrezak won the Prince’s George’s County Spelling Bee in the 12th round by spelling the word cruciferous which denotes plants of the cabbage family. Abdulrezak is an eighth grade student at Kenmoor Middle School. • Storrie Kulynych-Irvin
won the Anne Arundel