Congratulations to seventh-grader William Warmath, the winner of the second school spelling bee held Wednesday, November 10. Eighth grader Sohum Valaulikar earned second place, and his classmate Wilson Pace took third. Warmath. correctly spelled padre and renal for the win. Mr. Dax Torrey and Mrs. Sally Askew officiated.
Top placements from the first two rounds compete next in the school championship, the Terry N. Shelton Spelling Bee, on Friday, December 3. Participants will be seventh grader Luke Henry, eighth grader Wilson Pace, eighth grader Sohum Valaulikar, seventh grader Kaanit Valiani, and Warmath. The school championship winner will represent the school in the city-wide bee, usually held at University of Memphis in early February.