The annual District Spelling Bee brought in tough competition this year. Judges this year were school board member Jeff Pollreis, director of KIDSTOP Geri Bechtold, Laura Steabner, talent development and accelerated services coordinator for District 742 and Lori Eckert, teaching and learning coordinator for District 742.
Winners from this year's Spelling Bee:
3rd place- Sophia Moudry
2nd place- Alden Baker
1st place- Alex Walk
3rd place- India Ratha
2nd place- Madeline Prescott
1st place- Tomisin Ajayi
Update February 5, 2018: Tomisin Ajayi advances to the State Spelling Bee to be held in Fergus Falls, Minnesota on Feb. 20.