On January 23rd, the 5th & 4th grade students competed at PBES for the top speller honor. In this venue, Nadia Ratzlaff, daughter of Aaron & Audrey Ratzlaff, received the top honor and took the 1st place medal. Mia Webster, daughter of Rachelle & Lance Callahan and Jeremy Webster, came in second, and Jaden Logue, son of Tiffany Green and Dayton Logue, placed 3rd, making him the alternate.
The Marion County Spelling Bee is on Wednesday, February 5th at 10:00am. It will be held in the auditorium at the Centre Middle School/High School. The public is invited to attend, but visitors are asked to be seated by 10:00am so that the bee may start on time.