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Local students participate in Eastern Oklahoma Spelling Bee Featured

Written by  Monday, 09 April 2018 09:05
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The Eastern Oklahoma State Spelling Bee was held on April 6, 2018 at the Convention Center in Muskogee.

There were 203 students from 36 Eastern Oklahoma counties who competed in the Spelling Bee.


LeFlore County Students participating in the Spelling were:

Cameron Public Schools – Jazmin Fernandez and Jounri Fox

Hodgen Public School – Brody Cheshier and Sadie Thornhill

Monroe Public School – Jailee Romines and Jorge Martinez

Pansy Kidd Middle School – Shelby Zink and Jessica Billings

Pocola Public School – Rylan Waddell and Alli Lomon

Poteau Upper Elementary - Hudson Burdick and Pierce Ballard

Shady Point Public School – Jenson Rogers and Psalm Yandell

Spiro Middle School – Blake Dedmon and Ashlyn Perry

Wister Public School – Zoe Moreno and Brysta Shatswell


zoe and brysta with donna

Zoe Moreno and Brysta Shatswell from Wister, with 7th & 8th English teacher, Donna Deaton


The mission of the Eastern Oklahoma State Spelling Bee is to help students improve their spelling, increase their vocabularies, learn concepts and develop correct English usage that will assist them all their lives.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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