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Greenburgh 4th grader advances to round 4 -national spelling bee competition
Release Date: May 29, 2014

Harshita Chet, a 4th grade student who attends the Greenburgh Central School district, advances to Round 4 in the National Spelling bee championships. She's an amazing young girl --one of many intelligent students who attend Greenburgh schools.
Harshita is putting Greenburgh on the map! Wish her good luck and great success tomorrow. Students at Bailey Elementary School will be watching the competition on ESPN tomorrow morning!

Greenburgh Central School District's Harshita Shet has advanced to Round 4. She has now surpassed her predecessor, who reached Round 3.  Round 4 will air on ESPN tomorrow morning. The students at Bailey will watch the Spelling Bee tomorrow in the school's auditorium.  
Below is the winning word that catapulted Harshita to Round 4. We hope to see you tomorrow! 

All the best,
Tahira A. DuPree Chase, Ed. D.
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
Greenburgh Central School District
From: <bee@scripps.com>
Date: May 28, 2014, 3:38:42 PM EDT
To: <tchase@greenburghcsd.org>
Subject: Update from the Scripps National Spelling Bee
Below please find the most recent information on Harshita Shet's progress in the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Round: 3
Word given: eugenics
Speller's spelling: eugenics
Correct? Yes

For full Round Reports, please visit http://public.spellingbee.com/public/results/round_results

The above results are unofficial—Scripps National Spelling Bee officials reserve the right to review results. For real-time results of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee, please visit http://www.spellingbee.com
Subject: Greenburgh's local Champion, Harshita is competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Please support her by watching and participating in the Bee. 
Harshita: http://public.spellingbee.com/public/spellers/2014/166
Speller No. 166, Harshita M. Shet
Theodore D. Young Community Center, White Plains, New York

Age, Grade:
10, Fourth Grade

R.J. Bailey Elementary School, White Plains, New York

Harshita’s interests include music, arts, crafts and Bollywood dance. She also has brown belt in karate. Even though her best subjects in school are science and math, she wants to be a lawyer and a teacher when she grows up and plans to attend Harvard to help her achieve that dream. At home, she has set up an aquarium to house her many fish and her hermit crab, Kirby. In school, she wrote a biographical piece about First Lady Michelle Obama and dreams of meeting her in person while in Washington, D.C., for the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee

This year, 281 spellers will compete for the title of 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion.

Competition Schedule


Computer-Based Test (Preliminaries)

Tuesday, May 27
Various times throughout the morning.


Round Two (Preliminaries)

Wednesday, May 28
8:00 – 11:45 a.m. EDT
Watch Live on ESPN 3 | Play Along


Round Three (Preliminaries)

Wednesday, May 28
1:15 – 4:45 p.m. EDT
Watch Live on ESPN 3 | Play Along
The Announcement of Semifinalists will immediately follow the conclusion of Round Three and will be broadcast live on ESPN3.


Computer-Based Test (Semifinals)

Wednesday, May 28
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. EDT



Thursday, May 29
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT
Watch Live on ESPN 2 | Play Along
The Announcement of Championship Finalists will immediately follow the conclusion of Round Six and will be broadcast live on ESPN2.


Championship Finals

Thursday, May 29 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. EDT
Watch Live on ESPN | Play Along

Click here for an infographic of the Bee schedule.

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