Five finalists advance to Regional Spelling Bee

Jan. 26, 2012

Five students emerged as winners as they competed Jan. 17 in the annual District Spelling Bee at Templeton Middle School. Students who were top spellers were:
•Kayleigh Winston, champion, a Templeton grade 6 student;
•Samantha Moore, finalist, Templeton grade 8;
•Erica Nadolski, finalist, St. Agnes;
•Andrew O’Neill, finalist, Templeton grade 8; and
•Rashelle Pershman, finalist, Templeton grade 6.

Various public and private schools participated in the event, with “district” referring to a geographical area for the purpose of the spelling bee. Schools that participated were Lannon, Maple Avenue, Marcy and Woodside elementary schools and Templeton Middle School in the Hamilton School District, and St. Agnes in Butler and Peace Lutheran Academy in Sussex.

In all, 38 students in grades 5-8 participated in the bee. Students who won classroom or school spelling bees vied for the honor of participating in the District Spelling Bee. Top spellers of the district level bee advance to the Feb. 8 regional bee at CESA #1 in Pewaukee. Regional winners continue to the Wisconsin Spelling Bee, in hopes of qualifying for the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee, to be held next June in Washington, D.C.

The following students competed in the District Spelling Bee:
•Templeton – Madison Adams, Ryan Badalamente, Logan Cleary, Skylar Cranfield, Dylan Gissal, Dustin Hartwig, Brian Heling, Samantha Moore, Andrew O’Neill, Rashelle Pershman, Anthony Ross, Allyson Schultz, Shashank Venkataramani and Kayleigh Winston;
•St. Agnes – Charlie Brockman, Tom Endries, Erica Nadolski and Alaina Valuch;
•Marcy – Molly Hubred, Lauren Power, Laura Steiner and John Weber;
•Maple – Mabel Jankowski, Allison Meunier, Paige Nettesheim and Jessica Wishart;
•Woodside – Hanna Anderegg , Tyler Kebis, Cole Kruk , Olivia Neils , Cole Peske and Holly Venkitaswaran;
•Lannon – Ty Kozic and Lindsey Sinks; and
•Peace Lutheran – Robert Frerking, Grace Kirk, Julia Perry and Anders Rhode.

Jacque English, Templeton Middle School Spectrum resource teacher, coordinated the Spelling Bee.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.

Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» SPORTS NOTES NOV. 19 11/25

» Glacier girls hockey to return eight players 11/25

» SCORECARD: Elmbrook Swim Club 11/25

» Brookfield/Catholic Memorial boys hockey team co-op begins fourth season 11/25

» Brookfield East has surprising gridiron season 11/25

» Brookfield panel recommends approval of public assistance for Milwaukee Tool expansion 11/24

» Brookfield Central's Kennedy proud of football team's effort in winning conference title 11/24

» Fairview South's annual Silent Auction and Craft Fair to raise funds for school iPads 11/24

» City of Brookfield to discuss potential financial aid for Milwaukee Tool expansion 11/24

» Sport Shorts: Nov. 26, 2015 11/24

» Oak Creek girls basketball team pulls away from Brookfield Central in second half 11/24

» Sports Notes: Nov. 26, 2015 11/24

» Brookfield East's Matt Szews named Volleyball Player of the Year, first-team all-state 11/24

» Brookfield Academy: Nov. 26, 2015 11/24

» Elm Grove library friends group kicks off holiday season with Lights of Love and tree lighting event 11/23

» Elm Grove board approves small levy increase 11/23

» School Notes: Nov. 26 11/23

» Brookfield Square to open at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving evening, 6 a.m. for Black Friday 11/23

» New Brookfield classes combine fitness for moms with their kids in strollers 11/23

» Elm Grove to vote on 2016 budget tonight 11/23

» Brookfield East girls basketball team starts out 2-0 11/23

» Brookfield East soccer team names three senior captains as MVPS 11/23

» BEAST Robotics team asks for volunteers, mentors to help build robot next year 11/23

» Brookfield East girls swimming team looks back on excellent season 11/23

» Coach Nash pleased with improvement on Brookfield Central boys volleyball team 11/23

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss



2015 Writing Contest


(Click image for details)

Local Business Directory