Fifty students in grades four through eight competed in the West Greene School 

District's Spelling Bee on January 26th in the Middle/Senior High auditorium. 
Mr. Jeff Polander, who coordinated the spelling bee, stands with the top three
spellers, from left, Colin Brady, first place; London Whipkey, second place; and
Nathan Reed, 3rd place.  The students were awarded plaques and a cash prize. 
All the students in the bee got a participation gift.  Colin will compete at
Robert Morris University March 10th in the Western Pennsylvania Spelling Bee. 
The winner at the Western Pennsylvania Spelling Bee gets a paid trip to
Washington D.C. to compete in the national competition.