COOU Mass Comm Lecturer’s Son Wins Southeast/Southsouth Spelling Bee Competition

A grade Four pupil of King of Kings Foundation School, Owerri, Imo State, Chiagoziem Nwabueze, has won the 2018 edition of Smart Edu Executives Speling Bee Competition held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Chiagoziem with the trophy for overall best school of 2018 Smart Edu Executives Spelling Bee Competition

The eight-year-old boy is the son of Dr. Nwabueze, C., a lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU).

Chiagoziem emerged overall best at the grand finale of the keenly contested competition which featured finalists from schools in Rivers, Abia, Imo, Delta, Anambra among other states, each school represented by three students.

Chiagoziem with his school head teacher (Mrs. Uchenna Kingson, wearing light blue gown), spelling trainer, school mates and Smart edu executives Staff

His victory gave his school the number one position at the event held last week Thursday, with a trophy and cash award as benefits.

Chiagoziem during the competition

For the past three years, Chiagoziem, the third child of Dr. Nwabueze, has won overall best position a number of times in his class and specific subjects across his entire set. He is also an author. He wrote his first book entitled “Friends That Make Family” last year, at the age of seven. The book is one of the approved texts officially used by students in lower classes in his school.

Chiagoziem is also gaining popularity among his school mates and pupils in other schools especially with his YouTube programme entitled “Children’s Shelf Review” where he presents a review of interesting children’s literature, among other activities.

(Click here to view and subscribe to Chiagoziem’s popular YouTube programme “Children’s Shelf Review”)

A spelling bee competition is an event in which a panel asks contestants to spell a broad selection of words, usually with a varying degree of difficulty. It is one of the most popular events held across the world today, but put together by different organizations, especially those interested in academic development of children.

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  1. Like father like son. Congrats Nnaa

  2. Ataka Fortunatus Tobenna

    Congrats is not essay keep working heard

  3. congrats AgentD u have really made ur father proud.

  4. Ordu Meshark Emenike

    CONGRATULATIONS boy, keep it on.

  5. congrat dear kip it up

  6. Wow wow wow, congratulations.

  7. NWAKILE MAUREEN UZOMA

    Like father,like son indeed,congrats dear,more grease to your elbiw

  8. Ukaegbu Callistus Nnamdi

    You have really shown that intelligence is hereditary, I know you will still show the world what you are made of because your father is an educated guru, so versatile and popular .congrats nnaa..All the best

  9. This is where the saying, “like father like son” comes in….it’s obvious its in the gene…congrats boy, ride on, this is just a stepping stone to other victories which awaits you… congratulations Chiagoziem!!!!!

  10. Big congrats boy… Keep winning,the sky is your limit

  11. He is just as brilliant as his father. Congratulations chiagoziem

  12. Obi Marylinda Chinyere

    Congratulations CHIAGOZIEM, God has truly blessed you child. The sky will be your starting point.

  13. Wow, congrats boy. Lion does not give birth to a goat.

  14. He is indeed a blessing to Nwabueze’s family, though they say a lion can never begot a cat.

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