Middle School Spelling Bee Champs

After several months of intense studying, eight middle schoolers competed against each other in the 2020 US Middle School Spelling Bee! The Bee lasted an unprecedented 34 rounds, with Charles Gilson '26 spelling "distal" to become the champion and Andrew Malbasa '26 coming in a close second place!

Since both first- and second-place winners are sixth graders, third-place finisher and eighth-grader Justice Arai '24 will represent US at the Cuyahoga County Bee on March 7.

Congratulations to all and best wishes to Justice as he moves forward in the competition!
    • Sahand Maleki '26, Andrew Malbasa '26, Charles Gilson '26, Eran Medalion '24, Imran Parkar '25, Justice Arai '24, Thomas Malbasa '26, and Nicky DiTirro '25

    • Charles Gilson '26 and Andrew Malbasa '26

    • Justice Arai '24

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20701 Brantley Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
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Phone: 216-321-8260

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2785 SOM Center Road
Hunting Valley, Ohio 44022
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University School serves 840 boys in Junior Kindergarten to grade 12 on two campuses in suburban Cleveland, Ohio. The School’s mission is to inspire boys of promise to become young men of character who lead and serve. Dedicated faculty, rigorous curriculum, and experiential programs foster intellectual, physical, creative, and moral excellence.