A whopping 68 5th and 6th grade students participated in this year’s Jefferson Spelling Bee, held on Tuesday, December 16, 2015. In the end, 6th grader Kaleb Harter emerged as the champ in the 6th round, spelling the winning words lozenge and churros. The runner-up was 5th grader Ali Sutter. The event was emceed by Miss Elizabeth Weiser.
Kaleb will participate in the county-wide Spelling Bee later this winter. Watch for details!
Congratulations to both Kaleb and Ali and to all who had the courage to participate. We are proud of each and every one!
(Pictured are Kaleb Harter, Miss Weiser, and Ali Sutter.)