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Spelling Bee


February 22, 2018

Dakota Kuhns/Western Nebraska Observer

The final contestants for the 2018 Spelling Bee took the stage at the Harry E. McNees Auditorium in Kimball on Thursday, Feb. 15. The contestants were whittled down following a written test the same day.

Kimball's fourth through eighth grade top spellers all competed for the top prize last Thursday Feb. 15.

A writing test was issued to all students, the top finishers in that were issued an oral spelling test in class with the six top spellers in each grade competing in the Spelling Bee.

In the fourth grade category, it was Braxton Miller as top speller, followed by Amber Childress, Hannah Kilgore, Jade O' Rourke, Eddie Duran, and Tyger Bartels.

For the fifth grade class was Jason Fox, Cody Brinkman, Hunter Funk, Kylie Osborn, Shay Heim, and Lacey Brown.

Representing the sixth graders, were...

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