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Fourth grader crowned Spelling Bee champion

Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 2:59 pm

It took 3 rounds before a winner was declared for the Westmoreland County Public Schools’ spelling bee district championship. At the end of the evening, fourth grade Washington District Elementary student, Nicole Rosier, sealed her victory by spelling correctly the final word of the night, “vocational.”  Ms. Rosier will now prepare for the regional contest in Fredericksburg. She is the daughter of Monica Lucas-Rosier and Zachary Rosier.

The Spelling Bee participants were Cople Elementary; first grade, Myla Sichol (alternate, Tahari Yerby); second grade, Mandy McHugh (alternate, Amar’e Thomas), third grade, Azaiden Ingram-Smith (alternate, Mark Gooch, fourth grade, William Townsend (alternate, Yeymi Mendoza-Medina) and fifth grade, Morgan Gooch (alternate, Layla Washington).

Representatives from Washington District were; first grade, Trinity Bartley, (alternate, Brooklynn Carter), second grade, Brendan Rubinchak (alternate, Gustavo Cabanillas), third grade, Madison Clark (alternate, Henry Dobyns), fourth grade, Nicole Rosier, (alternate, Emma Martin), and fifth grade, Sophia Morrison (alternate, Alana Craig).

Montross Middle School was represented by sixth grade, Aven Clarke (alternate, Dorin Wilson), seventh grade, Naudia Lee (alternate, Abby Sierra), and eighth grade, Mi’Kela Jones (alternate, (Zomari Sutton).

For the full article, pick up the latest Westmoreland News 1/23/19

Runner-up Madison Clark and Spelling Bee winner, Nicole Rosier, are congratulated after the Spelling Bee by Ann Glancy, coordinator.