Students competed in the Grant County Spelling Bee May 8 at the John Day Elks Lodge.

In the Primary Division, Adalyn Judd, a third-grader from Humbolt Elementary, placed first. Taregan Graves, a third-grader from Dayville School, placed second, and Olivia Campbell, a third-grader from Monument School, placed third.

In Division I, Sarah Smith, a fifth-grader from Seneca School, placed first. Jin Bo Ciochetti, a fifth-grader from Monument School, placed second, and Espn LaFramboise, a fourth-grader from Humbolt Elementary, placed third.

In Division II, Max Bailey, an eighth-grader from Grant Union Junior-Senior High School, placed first. Nolan Garinger, an eighth-grader from Long Creek School, placed second, and Amelia Hall, an eighth-grader from Grant Union, placed third.

In Division III, Drew Lusco, an 11th-grader from Grant Union, placed first. Jacob Smith, a 10th-grader from Grant Union, placed second, and Thomas Kreamier, a 10th-grader from Long Creek School, placed third.

Winners received an Amazon Fire tablet. Second-place finishers received an insulated mug. Third-place finishers received a backpack.


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