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Rea Vanterpool wins Adult Spell Off following tie-breaker

Rea Vanterpool wins Adult Spell Off following tie-breaker

Rea Vanterpool, a resident of Virgin Gorda, has won the Annual Adult Spell Off held at Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium, H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) campus in Paraquita Bay on Saturday, August 20, 2022.

The three rounds of the competition challenged the contestants with everyday words, Virgin Islands (VI) dialect and VI nomenclature.

Placing second and five points behind Ms Vanterpool was Mr Raesron Sambury while Ms Desiraé Pemberton copped third place.

Ms Vanterpool and Mr Sambury were tied at the end of the third round, forcing the competition to a tie-breaker.

The three rounds of the spelling competition challenged the contestants with everyday words, Virgin Islands (VI) dialect and VI nomenclature.


Cash & other prizes awarded


The top three finishers won $1000.00, $600.00 and $400.00, along with other gifts, respectively.

The other four participants were also presented with prizes.

Proceeds collected at the door were presented to private elementary school Kiddies Nook.

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