The Southeast Regional Spelling Bee was held on
Saturday, February 23, 2019, on the USD Campus in Vermillion, SD. Scotland
Middle School Representatives were Katelyn Jonas and Isabelle Henry. There were twenty-four regional participants and these students did a nice job of representing
Scotland Middle School and our community.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee is an educational promotion
sponsored by the E.W. Scripps Company in conjunction with over 260 newspapers
around the world. Its purpose is to help students improve their spelling,
increase their vocabulary, learn concepts, and develop correct English usage
that will help them all their lives. The 2018 Scripps National
Spelling Bee will involve more than ten million students at the local level and
over 270 national finalists.
The National Spelling Bee
Week 2018 will take place May 26–31, 2019. Visit spellingbee.com beginning
May 1, 2019, to access a full Bee Week schedule.
Congratulations to this year's participants!!
Katelyn Jonas and Isabelle Henry - 2019
Tatum Andretta, Patience Starwalt, & Alexander Calhoon - 2018 Alexander Calhoon - 2nd place written Spelling Bee
Lillian Bell, Taya Bult, and Claire Janish - 2017
Taya Bult - 2016 Paige Raker, Taya Bult, and Luke Kavanagh - 2015 Zach Radcliffe, Mason Dennis, and Michael Lange - 2014
Kristina Hlavac, Dallas Fuerst, and Kerry Cosman - 2013 Kyra Sundleaf, Logan Fischer, and Kerry Cosman - 2012 Kyra, Kerry, and Logan - 2012
Sawyer Schmitz, Emily Hagge, and Dymond Johnson - 2011 Hannah Mogck, Josh Vaith, and Anthony Radcliffe - 2010 Kennidy Asche - 2009 Regional Spelling Bee - 2nd place
Kennidy Asche - 2008 Regional Spelling Bee - 1st place, placed 6th at the State Competition