Eleven PSD district spelling bee winners headed to state competition  

Students sitting in a classroom working on a written spelling bee.

The Poudre School District spelling bee may have looked different this year, but it was still a success. PSD is proud of the students who worked hard to qualify and participate in the written district spelling bee. Eleven students qualified to represent PSD at the 2021 Colorado State Spelling Bee. 

The PSD students who qualified for this competition are: 

  • Nick Smela, Boltz Middle School (district spelling bee top scorer) A student wearing a mask sitting at a classroom desk.
  • Genevieve Dybzinski, Liberty Common Elementary 
  • Tejaswini Pawar, Poudre School District Virtual 
  • Oskar Bekas, Ridgeview Classical Schools 
  • Ella Wang, Werner Elementary 
  • Anthony Kinkead, Rice Elementary 
  • Juliet Lutz, Kinard Middle School 
  • Nikhill Ganta, Traut Elementary School 
  • Ben Sundin, Liberty Common High School 
  • Mac Hutchins. Ridgeview Classical Schools 
  • Daniel Siemers, Lesher Middle School