Can you spell orthography?

Amy Bell photo Winners from the annual spelling bee at Big Piney and La Barge Elementary schools, from left, are Abigail Pinkerton, Sakiusa Meador and Lyrik Peterson.

Star spellers from Big

Piney and La Barge Elementary gathered for

the annual spelling bee on Jan. 31.

Dozens of students from both schools in

grades two through five put on their thinking

caps to spell a series of complex words.

Eleven advanced to the final round and three

were named champions. Fifth-grader Sakiusa

Meador was the school-wide champion,

while fourth-grader Abigail Pinkerton took

second place and fourth-grader Lyrik Peterson

came in third.

Meador, Pinkerton and Peterson will have

the opportunity to compete at the Wyoming

State Spelling Bee hosted by Western Wyoming

Community College on March 23.

“It was an exciting time for sure,” said

Principal Amy Bell of the afternoon.


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