Valdosta Early College Academy held its annual spelling bee on December 6th, 2019. 16 classroom spelling bee winners competed for the title of school champion. Mrs. Traci Jones, reading and writing interventionist, served as the caller. Dr. Barbara Radcliffe from Valdosta State University served on the judges' panel along with Mr. and Mrs. Elton and Adrienne Dixon of Enay Coaching. After a valiant effort, 7th grader Alondra Roblero-Hernandez won first place. Arielle Sherman, an 8th grade student, placed second, and 7th grader Kayla Grant placed third. All three scholars will continue on to the district-level bee on January 17th, 2020.