Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
The 2019 Edmonson County district spelling bee was held today at ECHS. Lillie Webb from South Edmonson Elementary and Jasper Young from Kyrock took home elementary school honors. Fifth grader Carriann Williams and 6th grader Olivia Madison were the 5/6 Center winners. Seventh grader Preslee Hyman and 8th grader Brody Johnson were the ECMS winners.
Brody Johnson was also awarded first place and will be competing at the state spelling bee in Louisville, March 16, 2019. For his achievement he received a trophy, $100 cash prize and $100 to pay for expenses to the state competition.
Second place winner, Olivia Madison received a trophy and $50 cash prize. The cash prizes and the $100 toward travel is paid by the Farm Bureau Women's Committee.
Edmonson County Schools would like to thank the Edmonson County Women's Committee for their continued support of students.