Wacona Elementary hosted a school spelling bee as a qualifier for the district spelling bee. Each fourth and fifth grade homeroom's class winner participated in the bee, while homeroom runners-up observed the competition. Homeroom winners include Jaxton H., Robert K., John K., Dillon P., Annie S., Waylon S., Matthew D., and Cash M. Runners-up include Dallas B., Brooklyn D., Destiny F., Jonathan S., Keira H., Brylee G., Aleeyah W., and Cassie A. Mr. John Chancey, principal, stated that this year's competition was tough and lasted longer than previous competitions. He also congratulated all of the participants for their hard work, especially Matthew D., winner, and Jaxton H., runner-up.
Pictured: Jaxton H. and Matthew D., spelling bee champion.
Competitors include (front row, left to right) Robert K., John K., Cash M., Annie S., (back row, left to right) Dillon P., Jaxton H., Matthew D., and Waylon S.