County Spelling Bee highlights
Highland Elementary held their spelling bee Feb. 5th. These students finished at the top of 38 students and will represent Highland Elementary in the County Spelling Bee to be held at Highland on March 7th at 7 pm.
Pictured are Maddie Lyon, 5th place; Aaron Vannatter 4th; Will Lyon, 3rd; Allie Scarbury, 2nd; and first place winner Troy DuBois.
All 4th and 5th grade students competed in a written spelling bee, and, from the written spelling bee, the top students from each class were chosen to represent the 4th and 5th grade in the School Bee.
By Evelyn Long -
Forty nine Cardington-Lincoln students in grades four through eight began the annual spelling bee held Tuesday evening, February 5, in the Patrick Drouhard auditorium.
The winner was Nadia Kerman, an eighth grade student who correctly spelled “comportment,” and then the championship word, “unwonted.”
Second place winner was Cade Ruehrmund, seventh grade.
Kerman and Ruehrmund and eight students, all of whom comprise the top ten will compete in the county bee to be held March 5 at Highland High School.
Joining Kerman and Ruehrmund will be Tess Ruehrmund, fourth grade; Ashleigh Morales, fifth grade; Nathan Casteel, sixth grade; Devin Jackson, Emily Rich and Gabby Shoemaker, seventh grade and DeLaney Snyder and Crystal Burton, eighth grade.
Pronouncing the words was Supt. Brian Petrie. Judges were Lori Levings, fourth grade teacher; Katie Porteus, High School/Junior high school librarian; Janet James, MOESC/Gifted Coordinator and Marty Barnett, Intermediate school and the co-ordinator of the spelling bee.