Admission:
$8.00 per person/visit
0-12 months - FREE
60+ - $7.00 per person/visit
Hours:
Tues - Fri 10am-4:30pm
Sat 10am-5:00pm
Sun 1pm-5:00pm
2016 5th Annual Regional Spelling Bee

Louisiana Children's Discovery Center 2016 5th Annual Regional Spelling Bee winners:

  • Champion – Marshall Pentes, 7th grader at Runnels/Baton Rouge
  • 2nd place – Abhirami Jeyaseelan, 7th grader at Glasgow Middle/Baton Rouge
  • 3rd place – Isaac Phillips, 4th grader at D.C. Reeves/Ponchatoula

Congratulations to all of our contestants!


Left to Right: 
3rd place winner, Isaac Phillips, 4th grader at D.C. Reeves/Ponchatoula 
Ms. Carolyn Schwebel, LCDC Education Director and Coordinator of Louisiana Regional Spelling Bee
Champion, Marshall Pentes, 7th grader at Runnels/Baton Rouge
Ms. Anna Bass, Pronouncer
2nd place winner, Abhirami Jeyaseelan, 7th grader at Glasgow Middle/Baton Rouge
Mr. Leon Philpot, Executive Director of the Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center

Our Champion, Marshall Pentes, will represent the LCDC at the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland on May 22-27, 2016!

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

  • Samuel Louis Sugarman, for their donation of a 2016 United States Mint Proof Set
  • Merriam-Webster, for their donation of the following:
    The Britannica Online Premium Award, a certificate for a free one-year subscription
    Webster's Third New International Dictionary
    Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition

For more information on our annual Spelling Bee please contact our Educational Director Carolyn Schwebel at Carolyn@lcdcofhammond.org, or by calling us at 985-340-9150.