Anna Hauge, Eli Friesz, and Hunter Oien
Grant County Spelling Bee Winners
The Grant County Spelling Bee was held at the Elgin/New Leipzig Public School on Thursday, Feb. 7, with 20 students participating.
The event consisted of a 50 word written test, a vocabulary test, and three rounds of oral spelling.
Anna Hauge (8th ) placed first, Eli Friesz (7th ) placed second, and Hunter Oien (8th ) placed third. Hauge and Friesz will move on to represent Grant County at the State Spelling Bee on Monday, March 18 in Bismarck.
Students competing included: Grade 4 - Ryenn Meat, Mirakle Devitt, Brandy Foss, and Keely Reisenauer; Grade 5 - Aidan Zacher, MyKenzie Winkler, Paige Zenker, and Christian Stewart; Grade 6 - Brooke Banyai, Brendyn Devitt, Taylor Zenker, and Kaitlyn Hauge; Grade 7 - Eli Friesz, Weston Zacher, Payton Holbrooks, and Gus Jensen; Grade 8 - Hunter Oien, Merissa Meyer, Anna Hauge, and Jayden Miller.
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