St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

LaPlace Teen Wins National Bible Spelling Bee Competition

LaPlace Teen Wins National Bible Spelling Bee Competition

David Hargrave, Jr. of the Mt. Nebo Baptist Church of LaPlace won 1st place in the Bible Spelling Bee at the National Southwest Region Youth Conference in Mobile, Alabama. on Monday, July 29.

After winning top honors  at the Central Union Missionary Baptist Association Youth Explosion, David went on to win first at the State Rally Competition Saturday June 8, 2013 in Jonesville, Louisiana. David also won the National Competition in 2012.

David, Jr. is the son of David Sr. and Paulette Hargrave of LaPlace, Louisiana.Aquiana Roussell Brown is the Youth Director of the Mt. Nebo Baptist Church and Ruth Wilson is the Assistant Youth Director.


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