In addition to the pride and laurels that accompany a spelling bee win, the top speller also enjoys a BMW for a weekend of their choice.

The question of the moment: Which illustrious 2018 contestant will win this year’s RVNA Spelling Bee?

  • John Apinis, RN, RVNA
  • Chris Augustine, Ridgefield Fire Department
  • Deirdre Basile, Ph.D., Ridgefield Council of PTAs
  • Lyndsay Clark, Kickfit CT
  • John Dunleavy, M.D., OrthoConnecticut/Danbury Orthopedics
  • Kate Fitzpatrick, Kate Fitzpatrick Social Media
  • Carol Gardell, Ridgefield Thrift Shop
  • Amy Piantaggini, Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance
  • Steve Scalzo, Ridgefield Little League
  • Matt Stamatis, Ridgefield High School
  • Kate Tinsley, Ridgefield Police Department
  • Tim Washer, Comedian and former SNL Writer
  • Jonathan Winn, Thrown Stone Theater Company

Find out on Monday, March 19, at 7 p.m. at the Ridgefield Playhouse.