Austin Catholic Schools announces Spelling Bee winners

Published 10:53 am Thursday, January 29, 2009

The Austin Catholic Schools fifth through eighth grade Spelling Bee was held Wednesday in the Pacelli High School auditorium.

Spelling Bee finalists this year were:

Grade 5

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Ethan Morey, James Snee, Kayla Byram and Jordan Howe

Grade 6

Brandon Cotter, Katherine Ethen, John Ferris and Sarah Kahle

Grade 7

Meredith Fritz, Madeline Kraemer, Annie Holtz and Kevin Juenger

Grade 8

Mathias Weinmann, Amanda Enstad, Paige Smith and Samanatha Smith.

This year’s first place winner was Meredith Fritz. Fritz will advance to the Regional Spelling Bee held in Rochester.

The second place award went to Madeline Kraemer; third place was Samantha Smith; and fourth place was Ethan Morey.