Friday, March 30, 2007

Four Oaks Middle 6th Grader Wins District Spelling Bee

Anna Mukamal, a sixth grade student at Four Oaks Middle, earned first place in this year's district Spelling Bee, held March 22 at Selma Elementary School . She was coached by Jennifer Arthur. Mukamal must have a major sponsor to advance to the national competition. Garnering second place was Wesley Gerstenkom , an eighth grader at McGee's Crossroads Middle. His coach was Kristen Blanda. Tyler Lindley, an eighth grader at Riverwood Middle, and coached by Harriet Baker finished in third place. Finalists were Cameron Jenkins from Cleveland Elementary, Roxanne Baker at Corinth Holders, Bailey Eckerle from East Clayton Elementary, Shane Hinton from Princeton, Zachary Boyles from West View, and Haley Creech from Wilson’s Mills Elementary.

Far right: Anna Mukamal, a sixth grader at Four Oaks Middle, is the winner of this years Johnston County Schools Spelling Bee. Wesley Gerstenkom (center), from McGee's Crossroads Middle, finished in second place. Tyler Lindley, from Riverwood Middle, finished in third.


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