(BEDFORD) - Arjent Imeri, a student in 4th grade at Burris Elementary, won the elementary school round at the 38th Annual WBIW Lawrence County Spelling Bee.
Participants in the spelling bee included:
- Christan Anderson, in 4th grade, at Dollens Elementary
- Allie Eagan, in 5th grade, in Needmore Elementary
- Carly Morrison, in 5th grade at Heltonville Elementary
- Caroline Dossett, in 5th grade at Lincoln Elementary
- Natalie Kirkman, in 3rd grade at Springville Elementary
- Elizabeth Loy, in 5th grade at Fayetteville Elementary
- Brittni Pemberton, in 5th grade at Stalker Elementary
- Owen Beaver, in 4th grade at Shawswick Elementary
- Alexander Zile, in 5th grade at St. Vincent de Paul
- Arjent Imeri, in 4th grade at Burris Elementary
Arjent returns today to compete against 6th, 7th and 8th graders. The spelling bee will be held at Shafer Auditorium at Bedford Middle School at 4 p.m. and is open to the public.
All participants for both days received a certificate of participation and a WBIW tee shirt.
Finalists will receive a WBIW Lawrence County Spelling Bee trophy and a silver dollar donated by Bedford Federal.
The spellers today will compete for the WBIW Overall Champion Bee Trophy, $100 cash prize from WBIW and a silver dollar from Bedford Federal Savings Bank and the right to compete in the Regional spelling bee in Louisville for a chance to win a $5,000 savings bond.
The contest will be aired and streamed online at 6 p.m. today on 1340 AM WBIW.
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