Eureka Spelling Bee

Published 11:16 am Thursday, January 18, 2018

On Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, Eureka Elementary School held its annual Spelling Bee. Students from grades 1-5 competed. Jennifer Grey welcomed everyone and introduced the judges, Augusta Carwile, Billy Catron and Bonita Hamlett, and the ten contestants. After 21 rounds, fifth-grader Alex Clark was named the 2017 Eureka Spelling Bee Winner. Kyasia White, a fifth-grader, was the first runner-up. Both students will compete in the county Spelling Bee held at Central Middle School on Wednesday. Pictured are, from left, front row, Noah Norwood, Hannah Bennett, Brody Bolton, Cody Adams, Caleb Barton and Clara Nelson; back row, Jakayla Brooks, Ashlyn Lee, Kyasia White and Alex Clark. (Send pictures of the week with names and a brief description to