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Fairview Elementary School Spelling Bee
On December 4th, 26 students from Fairview Elementary School participated in the school-wide Spelling Bee. It was a close competition resulting in Jonah Howell, a fifth grader from Mrs. Brooks' class winning first place and Ben Dulin, a third grader from Ms. Whitley's class as the runner up. The students had a special visit from Representative Craig Horn prior to the start of the Spelling Bee. He spoke to the students about the importance of being good citizens and gave a medal as his gift to the winner of the Spelling Bee. David Scholl, Union County Board of Education member was a judge and distributed the awards after the Spelling Bee. Lisa Phillips, Media Serivces Coordinator for UCPS, and Alison Mathews, Media Specialist for Fairview also served as judges for the competition. Leigh Harris, a teacher assistant at Fairview was the Word Caller. Jonah Howell will compete in the county-wide competition at CATA on January 16th. We wish him luck and know he will represent Fairview well!
Written by: Richard Wikfors
Posted: Dec 05, 2012 by Richard Wikfors