Eighth grader Lukas Ward and seventh grader Joshua Drazek will represent CBA in the oral Regional Spelling Bee Competition, on Saturday, March 2 at WCNY Studios.
The Spelling Bee will be televised live at 2:00 p.m. on WCNY.
Ward and Drazek are among the top 35 spellers who advanced to this round, after participating in the Regional Written Spelling Bee, which was held on Jan. 13 at CBA.
The winner on Saturday will move on to the Scripps National Bee in Washington in May.
Three years ago, Lizzie Lucas ’20 represented the Syracuse region, by advancing to the finals of the National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC.