Due to the freezing slush blanketing our fair borough, the crowd was small, but the spelling was on-point. Also, Jen brought her baby.
Congratulations to winner Marcus Bones. Note that our rules prohibit anyone from winning more than one monthly bee per year, so from March to November, you don't have to compete against Marcus, our 2014 annual winner. (Until the 2015 Finals, that is!)
Congratulations also to second place David Henry Haan and third place Norman Perlmutter. All three winners are qualified for the Finals in December!
Memorable words this bee: cinereal, bantling, tangemon.
In no particular order, here are the finalists in the 2013 Williamsburg Spelling Bee Finals taking place on Monday, December 2nd! Be there and be square. Samantha Mandel Masha Westerlund Phoebe Gaston Wilson Southerland Arvind Raman Noam Schuldenrein Jessica Greif Mike Petrina Raymond Givens David Henry Haan Marcus Bones Maddy DeLeon
Guy Smoot Bobby Zacharias
Thea Enos Alexis Walker Devorah Wolf
Jason (TheOneWhoIsAChild) Keith (WeMissedYourLastName)