On February 20th, Pahranagat Valley Middle School hosted the Lincoln County Spelling Bee for 5th – 8th grade. Our announcer for the event was Dave Hansen and our judges were Taunya Mortensen and Eric Hansen. We had students attend from Caliente Elementary School, Pahranagat Valley Elementary School, Panaca Elementary School, Pioche Elementary School, Meadow Valley Middle School, and Pahranagat Valley Middle School.

For our 5th Grade Division:

1st Place: Colin Howard – Pahranagat Valley Elementary School

2nd Place: Audrey Graf – Pioche Elementary School

3rd Place: Danny Miller – Pahranagat Valley Elementary School

For our 6th Grade Division:

1st Place: Payton Katschke – Panaca Elementary School

2nd Place: Ava Potter – Pioche Elementary School

3rd Place: Lewis Hansen – Pioche Elementary School

For our 7th Grade Division:

1st Place: Matt Higbee Jr. – Pahranagat Valley Middle School

2nd Place: Lily Frehner – Meadow Valley Middle School

3rd Place: Dallin Heiselbetz – Meadow Valley Middle School

For our 8th Grade Division:

1st Place: Mikelle Stewart – Pahranagat Valley Middle School

2nd Place: Jaxon Perkins – Pahranagat Valley Middle School

3rd Place: Abby Mathews – Meadow Valley Middle School

Thank you to all the participants that competed in our spelling bee this year. We also want to thank all of the teachers and volunteers for their hard work in making sure that our students were able to compete at this event.