Friday, February 25, 2011

McGuffin Named District Spelling Bee Champ

RGCCISD Press Release
VETERANS MIDDLE SCHOOL – Congratulations to Dillon McGuffin, a sixth grader from Veterans Middle School, for earning the title of District Spelling Bee Champ! In the tradition of excellence, a student from VMS has taken the District Spelling Bee Championship Trophy for the third year in a row. Dillon represented VMS at the District Spelling Bee on February 8, 2011 at the Multipurpose Center where he competed against eighteen other students from the Rio Grande City Consolidated Independent School District.  By winning at the district level, Dillon has qualified to advance to the 23rd Annual Regional Spelling Bee which will be held on March 5, 2011 at the University of Texas at Brownsville.  VMS would like to wish Dillon and his coach, Esther Cruz, the best of luck at this next competition and thank them for their dedication and many hours of hard work. A special thank you is also extended to Dillon’s parents, Patrick and Lamar McGuffin, for their support. Pictured above is Dillon McGuffin.

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