The Trenton Middle School Spelling Bee was held Wednesday morning with winners and alternates selected to compete at the Grundy County Spelling Bee, set for 1:00 PM January 30, 2020, at Trenton Middle School.
The fifth-grade winner was Graeme Sager with the word “nervous.” The 5th-grade runner up is Colton Ledbetter and the alternate is Micah Clear. Titus Kottwitz was the 6th-grade champion spelling the word “trembling.” Brianna Wheelbarger was the runner up and Garrison Otto was the alternate.
The winning word in the 7th-grade bee was “scattering” with Josh Truitt named the champion speller. Colton Hammond took second place and Shay Turner is the alternate. Zane Michael won the 8th-grade bee with the word “obstacles.” Ava Frazier was the runner up and Shayla Chapman is the alternate.