Venue: Sala III, Centro Cultural Borges, Viamonte 500, C.A.B.A.
Date: October 25, 2014
2014 Participating Schools:
Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, CABA
Escuela EP 23 Emilio Morell, San Martín Pcia. de Bs. As.
Escuela Normal “Gendarmería Nacional”, La Quiaca, Jujuy
Escuela Argentina Modelo, CABA
Instituto Social Militar “Dr. Dámaso Centeno”, CABA
Instituto Sara Chamberlain de Eccleston, CABA
1st Place Winner: Abril Valentina Guzmán Propratto from Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires
2nd Place Winner: Guadalupe Lara Guerra from Colegio Nacional Buenos Aires
3rd Place Winner: María Inés Hidalgo Peralta from Escuela Argentina Modelo – Buenos Aires
4th Place Winner: Federico Bongiorno from Instituto Social Militar “Dr. Dámaso Centeno”
From left to right: Dilyara Austin from US Embassy, Federico Bongiorno (4th place winner), Maria Ines Hidalgo Peralta (3rd place winner), Abril Guzman Propatto (1st place winner), Guadalupe Guerra (2nd place winner), and ARTESOL Spelling Bee Judges and organizers
Spelling Bee team:
Master of Ceremonies: ARTESOL Board Member, Mr. Ricardo Ramirez
Pronouncer: ARTESOL Board Member, Ms. Nila Clemente
Judges: ARTESOL President, Ms. Graciela Martin; ARTESOL Board Member, Ms. María Susana González; and former ARTESOL Board Member, Ms. Mónica Gandolfo
Score Keepers: ARTESOL Vice President, Ms. Ana María Rocca, and ARTESOL Board Member, Ms. Analía Mariniello
Time keeper: retiree ARTESOL Board Member, Ms. Elena Diez
from right to left: Nila Clemente, Graciela Martin, Monica Gandolfo, Maria Susana Gonzalez, Analia Mariniello, Ana Maria Rocca, Elena Diez
Total Number of Rounds: 13
Winning Word: bakery
1st Place Winner: trophy, and a Noblex tablet; courtesy of ARTESOL; Collins COBUILD Advanced English Dictionary of American English with CD ROM, and Footprint readers with Multi-ROM, courtesy of National Geographic Learning Cengage Learning
2nd Place Winner: plaque; Franklin Electronic Merriam – Webster’s Dictionary & Thesaurus, courtesy of ARTESOL; Collins COBUILD Advanced English Dictionary of American English, Footprint readers with Multi-ROM, courtesy of National Geographic Learning Cengage Learning.
3rd & 4th Place Winners: plaque; Franklin Electronic Merriam – Webster’s Dictionary & Thesaurus; Merriam – Webster’s Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary, courtesy of ARTESOL; Footprint readers with Multi-ROM, courtesy of National Geographic Cengage Learning.
Argentina TESOL gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Public Affairs Section, US Embassy in Argentina, National Geographic Learning/ Cengage Learning, and Alfajores Fantoche.
ARTESOL thanks its board members, collaborators and friends for their valuable hard work and dedication.
Prizes courtesy of Cultural Affairs Office, US Embassy; Argentina TESOL (ARTESOL), and National Geographic Learning-Cengage Learning
If your school is interested in participating in the next ARTESOL Spelling Competition in 2015, please contact us at ARTESOLSpellingBee@gmail.com
For further information on school / student eligibility, and contest rules, please check the 2014 Contest Rules
Read about The challenge of Spelling English
Learn about 2013 ARTESOL National Spelling Competition here