County Spelling Bee
The 2018 Lawrence County Spelling
Bee was held at Sloan-Hendrix on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.
Overall winners were
Champion/1st place - Brooklyn Penn from Hillcrest
1st Runner-up - B. J. Davis from Sloan-Hendrix
2nd Runner-up - Chloe Prater from Hoxie
Sloan-Hendrix students who placed included Serenity Clements, 3rd
place 6th grade; B. J. Davis, 1st place 7th
grade; and Harper Rorex, 3rd place 7th grade.
It pays to be a good speller. The champion/1st place overall
received $150.00 and a 1st place trophy with
certificate. First runner-up overall received $75.00 and a 2nd
place trophy with certificate. Second runner-up overall received
$50.00 and a 3rd place trophy with certificate. Those placing in
the top three per grade received $25, $20, and $10 for 1st
place, 2nd place and 3rd place, respectively.