11-year-old Muskan Jiwa of Edmonton, Canada wins national spelling bee championship

Muskan Jiwa might be too young to drink espresso, but knowing how to spell the word helped her win a national spelling bee.

Jiwa, a Grade 7 student at Edmonton’s Dr. Donald Massey School, won the junior category of the Spelling Bee of Canada championships on Nov. 29. Junior spellers are aged nine to 11. 

After placing third in last year’s competition, Jiwa made winning her goal.

An avid reader, she spent hours preparing for the competition by looking up new words in a dictionary and studying lists of words with her mother.

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Muskan Jiwa is not only excelling academically, she is also a “rising star” with the passion for music, piano, singing, poetry, and art. She is JollyGul.com’s “rising star” with her own website (https://www.jollygul.com/muskan-jiwa/) hosted by JollyGul.com.


Muskan Jiwa sings Saqi-e-Bawafa, a qasida written by Shams Tabrizi – 13th century Persian weaver, poet, philosopher and teacher as well as spiritual instructor to Jalal al-Din Rumi. Source: JollyGul.com (YouTube)

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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