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GREENBURGH TOWN BOARD TO HONOR SPELLING BEE CHAMPIONS TONIGHT
Release Date: March 26, 2014

The Greenburgh Town Board will honor the winners of the Greenburgh Central School District spelling bee contest tonight at 7:30 PM. Harshita Shet won the big prize –and will be competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition later this year in Washington DC.

What makes a champion? I asked the school district to request each of the winners to share their bio’s with us ---highlighting their interests, hobbies, favorite subjects and career goals.  Our meeting tonight will be televised on local public access TV (cablevision channel 76 and Verizon channel 35).
 
We’re fortunate to have many smart children living in our town. The winners of the spelling bee competition have great futures ahead of them.
PAUL FEINER
Honey Bees (Kindergarten -  1st Grade)
1st Place: Giannalyn Menucci
2nd Place: Cameron Hendrickson
3rd Place: Ethan Locke
 
Worker Bees (2nd-3rd Grade)
1st Place: Trevor Miekle
2nd Place: Amariah Leckie
3rd Place: Taylor Hendrickson
 
Bumble Bees (4th-8th Grade)
1st Place: Harshita Shet (this student will advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee)
2nd Place: Katie Eng
3rd Place: Shrudhii Kundu
 
 
Cameron Hendrickson age 5
Interests -  sea animals (especially stingrays, sharks and sea stars), legos
Hobbies – gymnastics, painting
Favorite subjects – science, art, music
I want to be a chef when I grow up
 
Ethan Locke age 6
Interests – blue sharks, shark rangers, bulldozers
Hobbies – playing with toy trains, baseball, going to the park
Favorite subjects – science, physical education, reading
I want to be a veterinarian when I grow up
 
Giannalyn Menucci age 6
Interests – Barbie, lady bugs
Hobbies – ice skating, writing stories
Favorite subjects – art, library
I want to be a teacher when I grow up
 
Trevor Meikle age 8
Interests – sports
Hobbies – basketball, cello, hockey
Favorite subjects – math, science
I want to be an athlete because I am always doing sports and I love it.  I also want to be a doctor and a scientist because I like math and science
 
Amariah Leckie age 8
Interests – art
Hobbies – African dancing
Favorite subjects – music and art
I want to be a teacher like my third grade teacher Mrs. Davenport
 
Taylor Hendrickson age 8
Interests – music, dance
Hobbies – African dance, violin, singing
Favorite subjects – science, math, reading
I want to be an artist when I grow up because I like to draw and paint
 
Harshita Shet age 10
Interests – dance and music
Hobbies – drawing and dancing
Favorite subjects – science, math, art
I want to be a famous person and a teacher
 
Shrundhii Kundu age 12
Interests – reading, spelling, spending time on the computer
Hobbies – dancing, playing the piano
Favorite subjects – reading and writing
When I grow up I’d like to be a computer engineer
 
Katie Eng age 12
Interests, soccer, reading and helping people
Hobbies – soccer travel team
Favorite subject – math
I would like to be a doctor when I grow up
 
 
 

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