PAST WINNERS OF THE SPELLING BEE AND THEIR WINNING WORDS AND SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT FEW OF THEM
|2008||Denigratory||Latin||Maria Isabel Kubabom|
|2009||Bombilation||New Latin||Nana Adjoa Baiden-Amissah|
|2012||Mariculture||Latin||Philemon Apiente Awan|
|2013||Jicama||Mexican Spanish||Rohit Sahjiwani|
|2015||Xiphias||New Latin||Vishal Thakwani|
|2018||Wamara||(tree (Swartzia tomentosa) of British Guiana)||Shifa Amankwa-Gabbey|
- For 3 consecutive years (2013, 2014, 2015) all the winners came from DPS International Ghana
- Maria Isabel Kubabom was the 1st ever African to represent the continent at the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
- Philemon Apiente Awan was the 1st winner from the Volta region.
- Afua Ansah at 14 years old, became the 1st ever African to become a finalist at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Before that, Afua had won the national championship in Ghana on her 3rd try.