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2019 Oral Spelling Bee Results

…students compete in local Spelling Bee

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Ainsworth Community Schools held their 1st – 8th grade Spelling Bee on Friday, February 1st, 2019, in the Learning Center.  Students took a written test on Wednesday to determine the finalists.  The students who advanced to the Oral Bee were:


1st Grade: Kaiden Johnson, Paul Denny, Isabelle Arens, Vaden Pike, Callen Pierce


2nd Grade: Kristofer Hitchcock, Gracyn Sisson, Conner McFarland, Tinley Buechle, Addilyn Doke


3rd Grade: Teigen Marbry, Landon Stephen, Bear Rea, Mickal Crisman, Kyle Fernandez


4th Grade: Erick Hitchcock, Jaylee Good, David Cook, Braylin Rudnick, Kiley Orton


5th – 8th Grades: Dakota Stutzman, Ethan Fernau, Breanna McLeod, Nathan Bryant, Taylor Allen, Jocelyn Good, Emma Sears, Logan Schroedl, Trey Appelt, Kaitlyn Fernau, Zach Parker, Colten Orton, Lauren Ortner, Cam Goochey, Karli Kral, Saylen Young, Arlyn Lazo, Ethan Arens, Ian Finley, Katherine Kerrigan


The top spellers in each grade-level category then competed on Friday at the Oral Spelling Bee.  Results of the Oral Bee were as follows:


1st Grade

1st place: Isabelle Arens

2nd place: Paul Denny

3rd place: Callen Pierce


2nd Grade

1st place: Kristofer Hitchcock

2nd place: Conner McFarland

3rd place: Addilyn Doke


3rd Grade

1st place: Landon Stephen

2nd place: Teigen Marbry

3rd place: Mickal Crisman


4th Grade

1st place: Kiley Orton

2nd place: Jaylee Good

3rd place: Erick Hitchcock


5th – 8th Grades

1st place: Jocelyn Good

2nd place: Zachary Parker

3rd place: Katherine Kerrigan


Congratulations to all our spellers!


Also, we want to thank those who volunteered to help with this year’s Spelling Bee. We greatly appreciate the help with checking tests, judging, and pronouncing!