Spelling "bryophyte," Sablatura Middle School's Shobha Dasari claimed the Pearland ISD spelling bee championship for the third year in a row Feb. 5.
Superintendent Dr. John Kelly presents the grand champion trophy to Shobha Dasari.
Dasari will represent Pearland ISD March 23 at the Houston PBS Spelling Bee, the qualifying competition for the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Dasari's younger brother, Lawhon Elementary's Shourav Dasari, won second place in the district bee for the second year in a row, while Silvercrest Elementary's Jacqueline Chin won third.
Other campus spelling champions who competed at the district bee include. . . .
Macy Pham (Alexander Middle School)
Rohan Joshi (Cockrell Elementary)
Moses Sathuluri (Berry Miller Junior High)
Peyton Coate (C.J. Harris Elementary)
Aileen Marzan (Challenger Elementary)
Amber Vaughn (Carleston Elementary)
Siddharth Krishnakumar (Sablatura Middle School)
Jayline Garza (Magnolia Elementary)
Justin Lenderman (Massey Ranch Elementary)
Andrew Doud (Pearland Junior High East)
Leslie Mendiola (Pearland Junior High South)
Sachin Abraham (Pearland Junior High West)
Jacob Cummings (Rogers Middle School)
Mahum Ahmed (Rustic Oak Elementary)
Divyaa Cherian (Sam Jamison Middle School)
Zoe Norwood (Shadycrest Elementary)
Meghan Sood (Silverlake Elementary)