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Winners named in district spelling bee

One champion and four finalists emerged from the 2005 District Spelling Bee held Feb. 15 at Templeton Middle School. The District Spelling Bee draws qualifying students from Hamilton School District middle and elementary schools as well as area private schools.

Kristin Cox, a Templeton Middle School student, was named champion. Finalists included:

  • Andrew Taavola, Templeton;
  • Anthony Lee, Templeton;
  • Jennifer Clark, Peace Lutheran Academy; and
  • Sean Fox, Marcy.

Students from the following schools participated in the District Spelling Bee: Templeton, Lannon, Maple Avenue, Marcy, Woodside, St. Agnes, Zion Lutheran and Peace Lutheran Academy.

The five students will move on in March to the Regional Spelling Bee in Cedarburg. One winner will qualify for the State Spelling Bee in April. The state champion will then go on to the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. in June.