Fort Bend ISD spellers advance to the 2021 Houston Public Media Spelling Bee

From left: Fort Bend ISD spelling be champions Shanvi Mishra, Srikrissh Kandoor and alternate John Hawkins. (Courtesy Fort Bend ISD)
From left: Fort Bend ISD spelling be champions Shanvi Mishra, Srikrissh Kandoor and alternate John Hawkins. (Courtesy Fort Bend ISD)

From left: Fort Bend ISD spelling be champions Shanvi Mishra, Srikrissh Kandoor and alternate John Hawkins. (Courtesy Fort Bend ISD)

Two Fort Bend ISD students—Srikrissh Kandoor from E.A. Jones Elementary School and Shanvi Mishra from Anne Sullivan Elementary School—will compete in the 2021 Houston Public Media Spelling Bee after winning the FBISD district bee Jan. 30, according to a district press release.

Additionally, John Hawkins, a student at Pecan Grove Elementary School, will serve as an alternate.



The 2021 Houston Public Media Spelling Bee will be held March 9. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the spelling test will take place online, the release said.

By Claire Shoop
Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.


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