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!
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