Christian County Literacy Council names spelling bee winners

The spellers competed in two divisions at the Alhambra Theatre.

The Christian County Literacy Council hosted its first spelling bee for students and awarded prizes to six participants Tuesday night at the Alhambra Theatre.

The winners in the division for third through fifth grades were: Annabelle Burley, fifth grade, a homeschooler; John Carson Vergara, third grade, Indian Hills Elementary; and Graham Westerfield, fifth grade, Sinking Fork Elementary.

Winners in the division for grades three through five were Annabelle Burley, John Carson and Graham Westerfield. (Christian County Literacy Council photo)

In the division for grades six through eight, the winners were: Emily Voss, eighth grade, a homeschooler; Prisha Shah, sixth grade, University Heights Academy; and Brooklyn Martinez, sixth grade, South Christian Elementary. 

Winners in the division for grades six through eight were Emily Voss, Trisha Shah and Brooklyn Martinez. Posing with them (left to right) are spelling bee chair Beth Brockman, announcer Wayne Goolsby and council director Francene Gilmer. (Christian County Literacy Council photo)

Literacy Council director Francene Gilmer told Hoptown Chronicle that organizers hope to offer the spelling bee again next year. 

Christian County Literacy Council names spelling bee winners

Jennifer P. Brown

Jennifer P. Brown is the founder and editor of Hoptown Chronicle. You can reach her at editor@hoptownchronicle.org.

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