JH Spell Bowl team 10th in state
The CC junior high Academic Spell Bowl team concluded its 2019 season Nov. 5, placing 10th statewide among 41 schools in Class 4. In the area competition at Attica Junior-Senior High School, CC finished third among eight schools (second in Class 4).
The Knights were led by seventh-grader Marisol Lefort-Liceaga, who had a near-perfect score in her round. Other participants in the area competition were Sophia Adler, Elijah Switzer, Bliss Ulery, Gavin Boutelle, Kipp Pickerill, Noah Martin, Dominic Schweiss, and Sarah Richardson.
Other members of the Spell Bowl team were Cayden Myers and Carlos Rojas.
With five seventh-graders among the top eight spellers, coaches Joe Gerrety and Sister Joan Roeder are excited about the prospects for next season.