Leedey students participating in the school Spelling Bee, front row: Kamille Sparks(6th), Connor Clem(4th), Grace Ward(5th), Rylee Louthan(8th). Back Row–Luke Puffinbarger( 5th), Brin Boatman(4th), Rian Mann(8th), Megan Bradley(7th), Shaylynn Hahn(7th), and Avery Cearlock(6th). (Photo provided)

Leedey Schools recently hosted their local school Spelling Bee on January 12th. First and second place winners from each 4th through 8th-grade classes participated in the school bee. After many rounds and some challenging words, Luke Puffinbarger, a fifth-grader, placed as the runner-up, while Rian Mann, an 8th-grader, was crowned the champion. Both will receive recognition and trophies at the school awards assembly upcoming in April.

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