Edmonson Voice Staff, submitted photos:
The Annual Edmonson County School District Spelling Bee was held on Thursday, January 12th, in the ECHS Auditorium, sponsored by the Edmonson County Board of Education and the Edmonson County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee.
The champion was Mr. Noah Smith, a fourth grader at South Edmonson Elementary, who won a trophy, a cash prize of $50, and expenses paid to the state competition in Louisville. Runner-up was 5th grader Kennedy Stice, who also received a trophy, a cash prize of $25, and will be the alternate for the competition in Louisville in the event that Noah Smith would not be able to attend.
Other participants included: Carson Sowders from Kyrock Elementary (4th grade), Brody Johnson (6th grade) from the Edmonson 5th/6th Center, as well as Morgan Vincent (7th grade) and Sarah Stewart (8th grade) from the Edmonson County Middle School.
Six students from grades 4 through 8 competed for the opportunity to represent Edmonson County at the Kentucky Derby Festival/Ford Motor Company Spelling Bee in Louisville, Kentucky. The Spelling Bee will be held at the Bomhard Theater, Kentucky Center for the Arts on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM.