GISD Spanish Spelling Bee 2017 Jose Reyes, District Bilingual Instructional Specialist, who annually coordinates the GISD Spanish Spelling Bee, welcomes the audience of teachers, district administrators, and family.

GADSDEN ISD SPANISH SPELLING BEE WINNER FOR SECOND TIME-Maria Del Sol Nunez, a 7th grade student at Chaparral Middle School, poses with her first place trophy after winner the 2017 Gadsden ISD Spanish Spelling Bee competition held Thursday night at Yucca Heights Elementary. Nunez won the same contest in 2015 and repeated this year after outlasting students from all elementary and middle schools in Gadsden ISD. Nunez now advances to state competition.

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.

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Luis Villalobos Public Relations Consultant Gadsden ISD 915-422-8020

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