East Setauket's Ryan Himmelsbach wins Hofstra spelling bee – New York News

Ryan Himmelsbach, 12, spelled “requiem” correctly to win the 2017 Hofstra Long Island Regional Scripps Spelling Bee on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. Himmelsbach, a seventh-grader at Paul J. Gelinas Junior High School in East Setauket, will compete in the national spelling bee this spring in Maryland. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)


Ryan Himmelsbach, an East Setauket seventh-grader, won top honors at the Hofstra Long Island Regional Scripps Spelling Bee on Sunday and will advance to the elite competition’s national finals this spring.

Ryan, 12, who attends Paul J. Gelinas Junior High School in the Three Village school district, clinched the win after correctly spelling “requiem” after an 11-round, three-hour competition.

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