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New Kent Spelling Bee 2018

By Robb Johnson | January 31, 2018 5:22 pm
George Watkins Elementary School fifth grader Justin Henley (above) successfully spells the word “Oologist” to win New Kent’s Public Schools spelling bee on Jan. 31. The competition went 13 rounds with students from George Watkins Elementary, New Kent Elementary, and New Kent Middle School competing before Henley notched the victory.Robb Johnson photos

George Watkins Elementary School fifth grader Justin Henley (above) successfully spells the word “Oologist” to win New Kent’s Public Schools spelling bee on Jan. 31. The competition went 13 rounds with students from George Watkins Elementary, New Kent Elementary, and New Kent Middle School competing before Henley notched the victory.

Robb Johnson photos

Participants of this year’s spelling bee are (l to r) Henley, NKES fourth grader Jonah Sorrell, NKMS seventh grader Katherine Diaz-Cormiter, NKES third grader Nicholas Rice, NKMS eighth grader Jason Best, GWES third grader Anderson White, NKMS sixth grader Andel Sarquah, GWES fourth grader Evan Land, and NKES fifth grader Avah Petry.

Participants of this year’s spelling bee are (l to r) Henley, NKES fourth grader Jonah Sorrell, NKMS seventh grader Katherine Diaz-Cormiter, NKES third grader Nicholas Rice, NKMS eighth grader Jason Best, GWES third grader Anderson White, NKMS sixth grader Andel Sarquah, GWES fourth grader Evan Land, and NKES fifth grader Avah Petry.