3 Ghanaian girls head to the USA to compete in the 94th Scripps National Spelling Bee  


Three students N’Adom Darko-Asare, Mychelle Kumah, and Janice Nketsiah are in the USA to compete in the 2023 Scripps National Spelling Bee. The students, who emerged winner, first, and second runners-up respectively of the 2023 edition of The Spelling Bee – GH will be representing Ghana (and the African continent) in this global spelling competition.

Whilst it will be N’Adom Darko-Asare’s second time participating in the US, it will be Mychelle and Janice’s first.

The Scripps Spelling Bee finals will begin today, Tuesday, May 30, with the Preliminaries from 1 p.m. GMT; go to The Spelling Bee – GH or thespellingbeegh.org for details on where to catch the action and cheer our girls who are Spellers 45, 46, and 47. The competition continues till Thursday, May 31st with the Quarterfinals, Semi-Finals, and Finals.

After the competition, they will be engaged in cultural exchange activities in some schools and hosted by Ghana’s Ambassador to the US H.E. Hajia Alima Mahama – Ghana’s first-ever female Ambassador to the US.

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