De Duine wins spelling bee
29 October 2018 | Education
De Duine Secondary School played host to the first ever internal secondary schools spelling bee competition.
Approximately 80 learners in grade 8, 9 and 11 from Duinesig Combined School, Kuisebmond Secondary School, De Duine Secondaty School, Duneside High School and Tutaleni High School, participated in the competition.
Simonay Forbes from De Duine Secondary School clinched first place in the junior division of the competition. She spelled the word ‘repugnance’ correctly to secure first place. Nataniel Andreas and Magana Message, both from Kuisebmond Secondary School, were second and third respectively.
In the senior division of the competition Zanet Tobias from Duneside High School received third place. Alex Carballo from De Duine Secondary School clinched second place. Courtney Marais from De Duine Secondary School secured first place by spelling the word ‘prestidigitation’ correctly.