Spelling Bee to be held Wednesday

Knox County’s top spellers will unite on Wednesday for a chance to represent the county at the annual Kentucky Derby Spelling Bee this spring.   The Bee will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 10am, at the Board Annex in Barbourville.

Twenty four (24) students representing elementary and middle schools in Knox County Public Schools and Barbourville Independent Schools will be participating.   Each has placed first or second in their school level bee.  School level top spellers include:

School Name First Place School Winner’s Name Second Place School Runner-Up’s Name
Barbourville Elem Jacob Osborne Megan Jordan
Barbourville Middle Paige Smith Miranda Smith
Central Elem Jathen Blalock Camron Williams
Dewitt Abigail Mills Amanda Roark
Flat Lick Steven Partin Jaylynn Fain
Girdler Breauna Yates Tiana Nakonechny
Jesse D Lay Jayce Stewart Tyler Mills
Knox County Middle Jacob Barnard Andrew Sizemore
Lynn Camp Elem Shanna Lewis Brendan Oberman
Lynn Camp Middle Dylan Wells Abby Miller
GR Hampton Nick Sanders Waylon Fraizer
Posted on February 4, 2017