Tuesday, March 24, 2009


Boston 4th through 8th grade students participated last weekend in the Boston Centers for Youth and Families' (BCYF) 2nd Annual Spelling Bee at Faneuil Hall. Pictured here are student participants and special guests, left to right, Superintendent Dr. Carol Johnson, Boston Public Library President Amy Ryan, Bruins Foundation Director of Development Bob Sweeney, School Committee Vice-Chair Marchelle Raynor, and BCYF Executive Director Daphne Griffin. The winner of this year's bee, J. Rexon Apurado of Brighton, a fifth grader at the Hamilton Elementary School, will now go on to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. in May. Watch him spell the winning word in the video below...

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