13 Year Old Eniang Inyang Is New Cross River King Of Words

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By Ukung Alawa

A 13 year old student of Holy Family high school in Calabar, Mr. Eniang Inyang has emerged winner of the Cross River State Impact World spelling bee championship.

Eniang, who secured four (4) points pipped Ewona Believe James of Comprehensive Secondary School, Obubra who secured three (3) points and Sunday Okwe of Igbeku Comprehensive Secondary School, Yala who secured one (1) point to clinch the title Friday in Ikom after two days of spelling simple, intermediate and complex words.

He was full of praise for his parents, organizers and teachers, especially one Mr. Anthony Abuo whom he said, took time to deliberately teach him new words and assured them of his readiness to defend his title outside the state.

For Mr. Abuo, an English teacher and mentor to the winner, there is need to encourage all teachers to keep teaching new words to their students through dictations and inter school spelling bee competition and prayed for continuity of the competition.

All participants were awarded a certificate of participation with Mr. Eniang also bagging a year’s bragging rights and NGN100,000, while the first and second runners up bagged NGN40,000 and NGN30,000 respectively.

The Senator representing Cross River central in the National Assembly, John Owan-Enoh who had earlier welcomed the competitors to Ikom, added the sum of NGN150,000 to the prizes and promised to partner with the organizers in subsequent editions.

Also, one Emmanuel Okwu a Senior Secondary class 2 student of the Federal Government College, Ikom whom CrossRiverWatch gathered is an orphan, was offered financial scholarship.

The program began in 2017 and the organizers say they are a community organization aimed at creating an enabling atmosphere for self discovery, a level playing field for dreams actualization and proffering solutions through conscious efforts at influencing choices that shape destiny.

The competition is aimed at enhancing the attitude of school children to spelling, and putting an end to English language flaws by equipping children in spelling and pronunciation of new and already existing words as well as developing their vocabularies.

Below are images from the competition…

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