26th Annual Spelling Bee

Congratulations to School District 197 elementary and middle school students who participated in 26th annual School District 197 Optimist Club of West St. Paul Spelling Bee earlier this week!

The top spellers from each elementary who competed at the event were: Ethan E. from Garlough, Finlay V. from Mendota, Emma E. from Moreland, Liam H. from Pilot Knob, and Greta O. from Somerset. Greta O. was the Elementary Grand Champion, with the winning word "masa." The top spellers from the middle schools were: Isabelle S. from Friendly Hills and Liesl M. from Heritage. Isabelle S. was the Middle School Grand Champion with the winning word "augment."

Congratulations to all participants!