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Feb. 16, 2018 - Rice Middle School Student Earns Third Place at the Collin County Spelling Bee

 

On February 8, Satvik Mahendra from Rice Middle School toughed it out as the pressure mounted at the Collin County Spelling Bee taking home the third place medal. The county spelling bee was held at  Plano West Senior High.

"We are proud of all our winners at the district and the Collin County spelling Bees and appreciate the support of the students’ families. It was a grueling battle among some of the best spellers in the county. Satvik Mahendra from Rice Middle School stayed in the bee until the 18th round and finished in third place. We congratulate him on his win as he represented the district well," said Roxanne Burchfiel, elementary academic services coordinator.

 

Satvik Mahendra, Rice MS with his Collin County Spelling Bee medal

Satvik Mahendra, Rice Middle School, third place winner at the Collin County Spelling Bee.

 

 Satvik Mahendra Rice Middle School with Interim Superintendent Sara Bonser

Satvik Mahendra, Rice Middle School, pictured at the February 6 board meeting with Interim Superintendent Sara Bonser, received a certificate of recognition from the board of trustees along with all the district spelling bee winners.