On Saturday, January 7, 2023, 35 students from Forsyth County elementary and middle schools participated in the district Spelling Bee. Each student was the winner of their school's Spelling Bee. After 30 rounds of competition, Sharanya Vats from North Forsyth MS was named the 2023 FCS Spelling Bee champion after correctly spelling the winning word- Rastafarian. The first runner-up was Nimal Murugan from South Forsyth MS, the second runner-up was Satwik Bodhireddy from DeSana MS, the third runner up was Ella Kim from Sharon ES, and the fourth runner up was Yazhini Murugan from Mashburn ES. These five students will compete in the Georgia Association of Educators' Region 2 Spelling Bee on February 25th. Kriti Sahal from Vickery Creek ES placed 6th and will serve as the alternate.
Winners are pictured above from left to right:
Kriti Sahal, Yazhini Murugan, Ella Kim, Sharanya Vats, Satwik Bodhireddy, and Nimal Murugan