Members of the Sunrise Elementary "Grupo Amanecer" dance for the audience in attendance at Yucca Heights Elementary for the annual GISD District Spelling Bee.
Dina Ortega, Desert View Elementary, tackles her word before a stage full of participants in the annual District Spanish Spelling Bee.
Top three winners of the 2017 District Spanish Spelling Bee are, from left, Ampara Arredondo, 8th grade, Santa Teresa Middle, 3rd place, Maria Del Sol Nunez Pena, 7th grade Chaparral Middle, 1st place, and Eileen Herrera, 8th grade, Gadsden Middle, 3rd place.
Superintendent Efren Yturralde, and Associate Superintendent for Curriculum & Instructional Support Susie Yturralde, pose with District Spanish Spelling winner Maria Del Sol Nunez Pena, 7th grade, Chaparral Middle.
Maria Del Sol Nunez Pena, winner of the 2017 Spanish Spelling Bee, stands in front of the stage full of empty chairs as she and second place winner, Amparo Arredondo, Santa Teresa Middle, survived to win first and second.