District spelling bee champions!
Posted on 03/10/2017

Fifth grader Jackson Stein from Wascher and seventh grader Daphne Riddle from Duniway were named district champions at today’s spelling bee finals. The first place finishers qualify to compete in the county spelling bee.

For the elementary division, Mykah Felty, fifth grader from Memorial, took second place; and Jameson Rickards, fourth grader from Newby, took third.

For the middle school division, Nathan Porter, eighth grader from Patton, took second; and Kolby Fleetwood, sixth grader from Duniway, took third.

Other school winners who competed at the district level include:

Buel Elementary:  Delaney Snaric (fifth), Sophie Myers (fifth), Abby Magers (second)

Columbus Elementary:  Kellen Strong (fifth), Austin Khatewoda (fifth), Arabelle Wolcott (fourth)

Grandhaven Elementary:  Anathyn Burton (fifth), Natalie Zimmerling (fourth), Andrew Cerda (fifth)

Memorial Elementary:  Chloe Coburn (fifth), Madelyn Smith (fifth)

Newby Elementary: Diego Paloblanco (fifth), Hannah Weisz (fourth)

Wascher Elementary: Braysen Pfrehm (fifth), Emiliano Gaona (fifth)

Duniway Middle School: Scott Winkenweder (eighth)

Patton Middle School:  Jake Oakes (eighth), Anna Kuberski (seventh)

Congratulations, students!