Howard University Public Charter Middle School of Mathematics and Science (MS)2
Thursday, April 8, 2010
Contact: Audrey Williams
Washington, D.C. - Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science student Avery Coffey and a student from Deal Junior High School, went head-to head in a spell-off that lasted 53 rounds before Avery emerged victorious to win the title of First Place in the Citywide Spelling Bee Competition. The Spelling Bee will air on NBC in April 2010. Coffey will represent the District of Columbia in the National Spelling Bee Competition which will be held in Washington, DC from June 2-4, 2010.