PARSIPPANY — The Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills presented their annual “Fifth Grade Spelling Bee” on Friday, January 19, held at Parsippany Hills High School.
The Judges for the event were Greg Elbin, President Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Foundation; Michael DiSanto, Principal, Parsippany Hills High School and William Westhoven, Reporter, Gannett NJ Daily Record.
Two students from each fifth grade class in all of the ten elementary schools were represented.
The winners of the 2018 Fifth Grade Spelling Bee are: First Place: Ali Hagag, representing Knollwood Elementary School; Second Place: Sunny Yang, representing Intervale Elementary School; and Third Place: Riya Jain, representing Littleton Elementary School.
The three winners are invited to participate in the NJSFWC District Spelling Bee to be held on Saturday, February 3 in Rockaway. Registration for that event is at 9:30 a.m. and the bee begins at 10:00 a.m. (The snow date is February 10).
The regional winners will then be invited to the State Championship on March 3 at NJSFWC Headquarters, 55 Liberty Center Way, New Brunswick. (The snow date is March 10).
The Club has served the township and the state with initiatives to support not only education, but also home life, conservation and more.
WCPTH is very proud to have been instrumental in the founding of the Parsippany Library and the Parsippany Child Day Care Center.
Today the Woman’s Club is involved with the Parsippany Food Pantry, American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, Jersey Battered Women’s Service and Child Abuse Prevention – NJ. The club also supports Boatsie’s Boxes for the military serving overseas, UNICEF, Heifer International and other worthy and charitable causes. The club really does offer something for everyone.
The Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills is a member of the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs (NJSFWC), which is the largest volunteer women’s service organization in the state, providing opportunities for education, leadership training, and community service.