Brothers win 1st, 2nd in district spelling bee | Events
Colin Butler, an eighth-grader at Glacier Creek, won the district spelling bee that was held Jan. 22 at the Performing Arts Center. His younger brother, Graham, took second place.
More than 100 students competed in the three-hour spelling bee. The evening event was organized by the MCPASD advanced learning team. It was open to all elementary and middle school students in the district.
The top eight spellers, along with four alternates, advance to the Regional Spelling Bee on Feb. 14 in Stoughton.
The list of all participants and sponsors can be found on the two-page program.
The top eight finishers and four alternates:
1st place: Colin Butler (Glacier Creek, 8th grade)
2nd: Graham Butler (West Middleton, 5th grade)
3rd: Anders Burck (Kromrey, 6th grade)
4th: Olivia Aumann (Glacier Creek, 7th grade)
5th: Nicholas Rawling (Glacier Creek, 7th grade)
6th: Madhu Gowda, (Kromrey, 8th grade)
7th: Jacob Rozum (Kromrey, 8th grade)
8th: Linnea Dahmen (Glacier Creek, 8th grade)
1st alternate: Ian Bohachek (Park, 4th grade)
2nd: Calvin Guse (Kromrey, 7th grade)
3rd: William Zhang (Elm Lawn, 5th grade)
4th: Sheila Colbert (Glacier Creek, 8th grade)