Jessie Miller wins spelling bee at Wyoming Seminary

December 7th, 2017 6:00 am

Jessie Miller, of Shavertown, an eighth-grade student at Wyoming Seminary Lower School, survived 12 rounds of competition to win the school’s annual spelling bee. Miller, daughter of Ms. Ivy Miller of Dallas and Mr. Christopher Miller, of Shavertown, correctly spelled the word ‘martingale’ to claim first place. Runner-up was eighth-grader Cassidy Rhodes-Aniska of Kingston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathon Bower of Kingston and Mr. Ronald Aniska of Scranton. Shown following the bee are: Kayanne Barilla, English department chair and seventh-grade English teacher; Cassidy Rhodes-Aniska, spelling bee runner-up; Jessie Miller, spelling bee winner; and Cecilia Galante, eighth-grade English teacher and contest moderator.