Council Spelling Bee Winners 2021
The Knights of Columbus Council 5754 hosted the Sangamon Valley Spelling Bee Contest on 20 Feb 2021 at New Salem Roots. The contest was open to all local boys and girls up to the age of 16. Six (6) local contestants – representing grades 2 thru 7 – participated in the event.
Following are the 2021 Champions of the local Spelling Bee:
1st Place – Margaret Hacke, Oakford IL
2nd Place – Phoebe Hacke, Oakford IL
3rd Place – Stella Smith, Petersburg IL
In thepicture, the 3 Champions are (left to right) – Margaret Hacke, Phoebe Hacke, and Stella Smith. Margaret Hacke received a paperwhite kindle. Champions received winner certificates. All six contestants received participation certificates - including Gretchen Zosel, Claire Schirding, and Jesse Smith.