Edmonson County’s yearly district spelling bee was held on Feb. 5. Brody Johnson was the eighth-grade winner and also awarded first place. He will be competing at the state spelling bee in Louisville on March 16. He received a trophy, $50 cash prize, and $100 to pay for expenses to the state competition.
Seventh-grader Preslee Hyman was the seventh-grade winner but could not attend due to illness. The 5/6 Center winners were fifth grader Carriann Williams and sixth grader Olivia Madison who also was second place winner. She received a trophy and $50 cash prize. Lillie Webb from South Edmonson Elementary and Jasper Young from Kyrock were the elementary school winners. The winning word was coward.
All cash prizes and travel expense is paid by the Edmonson County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee. The Edmonson County schools would like to extend thanks to their continued support of the students.