Bangalore, April 26, 2016 – Greenwood High students, Ms Mysha Amirah and Mr Aryan Manuj of Grade 3 have bagged the first and the third place respectively in Category 1 of the Eighth International Championship of the MaRRS International Spelling Bee competition held at Mumbai. Mysha won a scholarship of USD $.4444/- while Aryan won a scholarship of USD $1111/-. The MaRRS International Spelling Bee is currently the largest English Spelling Competition in the world in terms of Scope and Participation.
The Championship saw participation from over 600 children, studying in Class 1-12 from various schools across India, UAE and Kuwait. The competition begins at the School Level and then progresses to the International Level through the Inter School, State and National championships. The various rounds of the contest assess their spelling, pronunciation and vocabulary skills.
Commenting on this achievement, Ms Niru Agarwal, Trustee, Greenwood High International School said “Our students have made us proud once again. They have displayed tremendous level of dedication and hardwork at such a young age and inspired many with their achievement. We at Greenwood High have always encouraged such talent and wish them the best in their future endeavors”.
Started in 2003, the championship now sees close to a million students participate in the competition annually being conducted in twenty two states in India and also UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Malaysia.