Farmingville student becomes Scrabble champion

Even by 10-year-old standards, Ian Whitehurst is a modest kid. The Ridgefield resident has plenty of reason to brag though — on July 26, Ian and his partner Kevin Zeng of Scarsdale, N.Y. were named the top-scoring, elementary-level Scrabble players in North America. “The boys were first of over 200 competitors across the U.S. and Canada,” said Cornelia Guest, Ian’s … read more

Ridgefield student named nation’s top elementary school Scrabble player

Ian Whitehurst, 10, of Ridgefield was recently honored as North America’s top-scoring Elementary School Scrabble player, along with his teammate, Kevin Zeng of Scarsdale, N.Y. The prize winners were announced July 26 at the annual North American Scrabble Championship in New Orleans. The boys were first of over 200 competitors across the U.S. and Canada. During the 2016-17 season, Ian and Kevin … read more

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