On, Saturday, January 20th, MCS had 22 students (2nd through 8th grade) participate in the ACSI District Spelling Bee.
We had 8 students place in their grade levels: Morgan Hinman 2nd grade, 4th place; Madelyn Reese 3rd grade, 3rd place; Leah Currey 5th grade, 4th place; Gabe Beckett 6th grade, 4th place; Brianna Ratliff 7th grade, 1st place, Abby Pennock 7th Grade, 4th place; Aurelio Phillips 8th grade, 3rd place; and Gola Mays 8th grade, 4th place.
The top four in grades 5-8 advanced to a final spell-off with 8th grader Aurelio Phillips winning 5th place overall and 7th grader Abby Pennock winning 1st place! Aurelio and Abby will advance to the ACSI Regional Spelling Bee in Indiana in March. Congratulations to our winners, and thanks to all the participants for your hard work!
The complete winners list can be found here- https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Za59zmoOSO3Sx7JBYj0ebB6UJL2ubX71jk6EaCvLE5k/edit.