Congratulations to the junior high Spell Bowl team, which finished fifth in Class 4 in the state finals competition Saturday, Nov. 13, at Purdue University.
The Knights were led by seventh-grader Carson Gray, who correctly spelled five words, and eighth-grader Colin Carpenter, who correctly spelled four words. Others who competed were eighth-graders Jamie Sison, Vincent Telenko, Connor Soon, and Erin Cahoon; and seventh-graders Liam Hensley and Jace Rogers. Seventh-grader Brooke Brand served as an alternate.
Other members of the team are seventh-graders Nicholas Props, Lilikoi Bannon, Maggie Friel, and Harry Adler.
The junior high Spell Bowl team is coached by Joe Gerrety. Special thanks to teachers Rachel Stewart and Katie Canarecci and parent Erica Gray for their help this season.