Caitlyn books her place in spelling bee state final with letter perfect rounds | Photos

Canobolas Public School student Caitlyn Thew and Brayden Dowd from Goolagong Public School will compete in the Premier’s Spelling Bee State Final in November.

Caitlyn won the junior final after several rounds against runner-up Abigail Kiely from Orange Public School and Brayden won the senior final after three rounds against runner-up Daniel Casey from Orange Public School at the regional final at Calare Public School on Tuesday. 

Calare Public School deputy principal and spelling bee convenor Colleen Alchin said there were 34 competitors in each division.

The students came from public primary schools across Orange, Millthorpe, Parkes, Grenfell, Molong, Nashdale, Gooloogong, Forbes and Cowra.