Kasunga Victoria is 7th Spelling Bee champion

Kasunga Victoria is 7th Spelling Bee champion

Kohima, September 28: Kasunga Victoria Kuba emerged the winner of 7th Nagaland Spelling Bee Championship 2018 organized by Fountain Club Kohima in partnership with State Council of Educational Research & Training (SCERT) Nagaland on the theme “The Learning Edge.”
Kasunga, a student of Class IX from Model Higher secondary School Kohima pocketed a cash prize of Rs. 60,000.
The final two consecutive words spelled by the champion were ‘Kaleidoscope’ and ‘Sine Qua Non’ in the final round.
Vijayanad V. Thomas from St. Mary’s Cathedral Higher Secondary School Kohima bagged 2nd position and awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 40,000.
Kethono Thorie of Trinity School Kohima bagged third position and received Rs. 20,000. Dzüveno Keyho from Great Commission Higher Secondary School Dimapur bagged fourth position to receive Rs. 15,000.
Four quarter finalists Nimewe-ü Christabel Khalo and Shanjothung Ngullie, both of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangatham Kohima, Neivilhounuo Shiiya of Baptist High Kohima and Mhankabemo Ovung of Don Bosco Higher Secondary School Wokha were awarded with Rs. 5000 each.
Kevivor Joshua Meru of G. Rio School Kohima was adjudged Young Speller Award and received Rs. 4000.
Principal Secretary for School Education, Menukhol John gave away prizes to the winners at the valedictory function. (Page News Service)