On Friday, March 27th the top spellers from the fifth and sixth grades came together to compete in the annual 5th and 6th grade spelling bee. The twenty-five participants were judged by Mrs. Neal, Mrs. Lee, Mrs. Scalli and bee coordinator Ms. Davis. Mrs. Snyder pronounced the words for each speller. After a long battle and difficult competition, the five finalist were chosen. They are as follows: First place – Renee Clippinger (6th grade), second place – Liam Lockhart (6th grade), third place – Gabriella Keith (6th grade), fourth place – Daniel Ohle (5th grade) and fifth place – Gemma Hager (5th grade). The five finalists will go on to compete at the Lorain County Spelling Bee on May 3rd , at 4:00, in Amherst. Congratulations to all of the participants and good luck to our top five who move on!