The Sumner County Spelling Bee was held Wednesday at Wellington Middle School. Nearly 3 dozen contestants vied for the Champion title and when it was all over, Wellington Middle School's Jax Cornejo, son of Jesse and Airily Cornejo was on top!
Congratulations to the 7th grader and also congratulations to Torynce Talbot of Belle Plaine who finished 2nd. Students from Argonia, Belle Plaine, Caldwell, Conway Springs, St. Joseph Catholic School, Oxford, South Haven, Wellington Christian Academy and Wellington Middle School and Elementaries made up the contestants roster. Congratulations to all for their fine performances.
From Wellington, who's pictures appear below were Ava Hawks and Sally Palmer (Christian Academy), Emma Amrein and Austin Severson (Eisenhower), Scarlet Buresh and Melanie Jayroe (Kennedy), Presley Metcalf and Karysn White (Lincoln),Owen Farley and Jagger Norris (Washington) and last but not least, Jax Cornejo and Tanis Miller (Wellington Middle School).
Congratulations JAX!! Awesome job young man - we are proud of you!!
WELLINGTON PARTICIPANT PICS
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