Super spellers

January 18, 2013 

Harrisonville McEowen Elementary School fifth grader Ryan Anderson won the school’s spelling bee and will represent his classmates in the middle school spelling bee.

During a school-wide assembly Dec. 12, Anderson beat out 33 other finalists for the championship. The winning word was “extant.”

Earning second place was fifth grader Evan Filer. He will also move on to the HMS spelling bee.

The finalists were selected based on a written spelling test given in each class at the school. The top two scorers from each class made it to the school-wide bee.

Finalists qualifying for the bee included Kendall Fischer, Dakota Tiedeman, Jacob Stephens, Josie Anderson, River Riley, Monte Schroeder, Autumn Self and Tera Reberry, Jake Ward, Walker Holden, Logan Conner, Chase Barkhurst, Mary O’Reilly, Nathan Wagoner, Colleen O’Reilly, Lacy Dunsworth, Michael Dahn, Landon George, Brooke Carlton, Corbin Alley, Kaci Johnson, Maria Styron, Madison Hoffman, Jacob Poisal, Mason McDermed, Ryan Anderson, Michael Schuhler, Megan Allen, Cameron Hamilton, Rachael Lakin, Elizabeth Kehoe, Hannah Dinges and Parker Rowland.

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