Garden County Spelling Bee Results
Garden County Spelling Bee Results
Posted on 02/28/2017
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For sixth grade, the winner was Madi Rauch, second place was taken by Jena Spady, and third went to Emily Levick.  In fifth grade, the placings were as follows: first-Jennifer Zambrano, second-Olivia Beauchamp, and third-Jacob Anchondo.  Fourth place finished as follows: Eldon Lambert, first; Kade Collins, second; and Abilene Miller, third.  In third grade, Madison Johnson cornered first, Logan Levick placed second, and Daniel Beauchamp took third.  In the second grade contest, which was decided by oral competition, Alex Sissel won first, Jase Roberson placed second, and Natalie Cross finished third.


The top two spellers from each grade from sixth through eighth participated in the oral bee held on the afternoon of February 27, 2017.  Mr. Spady was the emcee, pronouncing the words and reading the rules to the spellers and the gathered audience.  Mrs. Beberniss, Miss Johnson, and Mrs. Swafford were the judges. 


The spellers’ names were drawn at random so they went in the following order: Chesney Stanczyk, Maddie Lake, Jena Spady, Chandler Pollard, Madi Rauch, and Mallory Zorn.  Maddie Lake, Jena Spady, and Mallory Zorn went out in the first round.  Chandler went out during the second round.  Chesney and Madi went several rounds until round twelve wherein Chesney prevailed, having spelled “documentary” and then “guardian” to take the win.  The words that tripped up the spellers follow: absurd, coffee, soprano, prowess, mirthful, vigorously, winsome, mundane, melodramatic, revelation, and escarpment.


Congratulations to the winners as well as everyone who participated.