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Olinda 5th Grader Wins District Spelling Bee

Elementary spelling bee winner Martin Leung.

Fifth grader Martin Leung from Olinda Elementary School is the inaugural winner of the West Contra Costa Unified School District Spelling Bee, held at Verde Elementary School last weekend. For his efforts, Martin received a gold medal and a place in District history. Francine Tejeda, a sixth grader from Collins Elementary School, took second place. The top three spellers from grades four through six from every elementary school in the district were invited to compete in the District wide competition. As the winner of his school’s spelling bee, Martin competed at the Contra Costa County Spelling Bee this past weekend.