Thornton's Spelling Bee was held on December 7, 2012. After more than 20 rounds, Samantha P. correctly spelled the word "equivalent" becoming the 2012-2013 Thornton Spelling Bee Champion. Pictured with principal, Mrs. Blanca Hemann, are Samantha (3rd place), Samantha (1st place), and Clarisse (2nd place). Samantha P. will be competing in the Regional Spelling Bee on March 9th.
Good luck Samantha!