Spelling Bee

2018 Division Spelling Bee
Posted on 02/09/2018
Spelling Bee ParticipantsGiles County Public Schools held their County Spelling Bee, sponsored by Scripps Howard and the Roanoke Times, on February 6th. Congratulations to the winners from each of the five schools:  Jasmine Whittaker (8th grade - Narrows High); Autumn Bowles (6th grade - Eastern Elem/Middle); Ethan Wilhelm (8th grade - Giles High); Russell Pauley (5th grade- Macy McClaugherty); and Emy Young (5th grade - Narrows Elem/Middle).  They all did so well!  A special congratulations to Russell Pauley, the winner of the Division Wide Spelling Bee, for correctly spelling the championship word, "flabbergasted", in the 5th round.  Good luck to Russell as he moves to regional competition!