Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Gazette-Mail Regional Spelling Bee

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Gazette-Mail Regional Spelling Bee

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The champions and runners-up from 20 county spelling bees will participate in the regional bee to be held 1 p.m., March 12, at Capital High School.


Micah Carpenter Winner Age: 12 Grade: 7th School: Grace Christian Activities: Hunting, band, soccer, basketball, archery Favorite class: Science Career plan: Missionary Winning word: Orwellian

Rachael Bare Runner-up Age: 12 Grade: 7th School: St. Joseph Catholic Activities: Reading, drawing, volleyball, violin Favorite class: Art Career plan: Engineering

JACKSON COUNTY Aiden Barnette Winner Age: 13 Grade: 8th School: Ripley Middle Activities: Reading, tennis, choir, video games Favorite class: Math Career plan: Psychologist Winning word: jurisdiction

Ethan Chase Runner-up Age: 14 Grade: 8th School: Ravenswood Middle Activities: Reading, band, running Favorite class: Math Career plan: Math teacher


Brody Pinson Winner Age: 11 Grade: 6th School: Duval PK-8 Activities: Hunting, archery Favorite classes: Math, social studies Career plan: Sports commentator Winning word: gunnysack Runner-up Age: 10 Grade: 5th School: Midway Elementary Activities: Dancing, singing, art, student council Favorite class: Spelling Career plan: Actress or singer

LOGAN COUNTY Brooke Ooten Winner Age: 12 Grade: 6th School: Logan Middle Activities: Reading, writing, tennis, book club Favorite class: All Career plan: Author or corporate buyer Winning word: Iroquois

Ava Iree Hill Runner-up Age: 11 Grade: 5th School: Chapmanville Mid. …

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