Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
Edmonson County Schools held their annual district spelling bee on Thursday, December 5th. Participants included: Savanna Detweiler from Kyrock Elementary, Carter Webb from South Edmonson Elementary, Layla Kate Ellis and Brayden Johnson from the 5/6 Center, and Olivia Madison from ECMS. Kennedy Stice was also a grade level winner from ECMS but was unable to attend due to illness.
Brayden Johnson was deemed the district champion with Olivia Madison being the runner-up. Brayden will represent Edmonson County at the Kentucky Derby Festival Spelling Bee on March 14, 2020. He received $50 from the Kentucky Farm Bureau Women’s Club who will also provide $100 toward travel expenses. Brayden is the son of Brad and Jodi Johnson of Bee Spring and is in sixth grade.