Macoupin County Spelling Bee winners named

Macoupin County Spelling Bee winners named

CARLINVILLE (March 8, 2018) – Macoupin County fourth through eighth grade students took part in the annual Regional of Education #40 Spelling Bee on Feb. 28. Winners and runner-up from each grade, front row, from left are: Fifth grade winner Ava Fernandez, Zion Lutheran and runner-up Landen Emelander, Ben-Gil Elementary; fourth grade runner-up Charlie Bono of Mt. Olive and first-place Harrison Yeager of Carlinville. Back row: Eighth grade winner Owen Griffiths of Carlinville, runner-up Eli Ratcliff of Carlinville; seventh grade winner Lacey Bramley of Northwestern and runner-up Raymond Schneider of North Mac; and sixth grade runner-up Bryce Hohnsbehn of Gillespie Middle School and winner Roland Thyer of Bunker Hill. Photo provided