Top Spellers compete Thursday
Students from six local elementary and middle schools will compete in the 39th Annual Inyo County Spelling Bee on Thursday, January 15, 2015. The competition will be at Jill Kinmont Boothe School. The local Altrusa chapter sponsors this event. The events will begin with a written Preliminary Elementary/Middle School Competition at 5:00 p.m. The public events for Elementary/Middle School Championship Competition begin at 6:00 pm.
Assistant superintendent Pamela Jones will serve as Spell Master with Pronouncer Liz McAteer, and Judges Robin Hastie and Gail Swain. Swain and Hastie will hand out awards for the first, second, and third place winners from the competition.
The top two 4-6 grade elementary and top two 7-9 grade middle school spellers qualify to participate in the Elementary and Junior High State Spelling Championship competitions in the spring.
The public is invited to attend the county Spelling Bee Competitions
beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Jill Kinmont Boothe School in the Great Room.