Regional Office of Education #47

Lee, Ogle & Whiteside Counties, Illinois
Robert D. Sondgeroth, Regional Superintendent

Regional Spelling Bee

The Regional Spelling Bee was held on Thursday, February 21st at the Dixon High School Auditorium. This year there were 39 contestants from across the 3 counties and they went an exciting 29 rounds. Our winners are:

  • First Place – Rebekah Zeigler an 8th grader from Aplington Middle School in Polo
  • Second Place – Lauren Cox an 8th grader from PLT Middle School in Prophetstown
  • Third Place – Wyatt Worthington a 5th grader from Tilton Elementary School in Rochelle

Congratulations to all our spellers!






Reaching Out to Educate ... inspire and achieve!

Regional Office of Education #47 — Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Counties, Illinois — acts as an advocate for education by providing positive leadership; performing regulatory functions as directed by The Illinois School Code and the Illinois State Board of Education; coordinating and delivering state and local services; and disseminating information for education, school districts, and the community.