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The East Orange Education Foundation Announces Winners of the18th Intergenerational Community Spelling Bee

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EO Police Dept. Word Warriors L-R Officers Craig Epps, Marilyn Berroet and Lashelle Caldwell, Champion EO Fire Department F.L.A.M.E.S. Team Firefighters Kyle McPherson, Nazir Bey and Kerwin Clement
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East Orange Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kevin West joins East Orange Education Foundation President Mrs. Goldie T. Burbage at the 18th Annual Intergenerational Community Spelling Bee
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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The 18th Intergenerational Community Spelling Bee -- presented by the East Orange Education Foundation (EOEF) was held on Saturday June 3, 2017 at the East Orange Campus High School Auditorium. 

Approximately 15 teams competed ranging from grades 1-12 including one adult team.

The winners were as follows in each category -- 

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Level 1 Grade 1 Bowser Bees won first Place and Garvin Bee Squad was runner- up

Level 2 Grades 2-3 brought a tie for first place between all three teams -- 

Bowser Bees 2 

Garvin Spell Casters

Langston Hughes Bee Superstars

Level 3 Grades 4-5

Carver's Princess Bees won first place while the Jackson Bee Keepers and   Bowser Bees 3 teams were runners - up

Level 4 Grades 6-8 The Stem Buzzers won first place while the Tyson Trailblazers were runners - up

Level 5 Grades 9-12 was a showdown between the Members of the Campus High Queen Bee & 2 Kings Team -- the winners was Imani McDermott while Oscar Puryear and Quentin Edrington were runners - up

In the adult category -- the EO Fire Department 'The Flames' team was awarded first place while the East Orange Police Department's 'The E.O.P.D. Word Warriors' was runner - up.

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