HOBART | The Tri Kappa hosted the annual Hobart district spelling bee at Trinity Lutheran Elementary School on Feb. 26. There were 23 competitors and only three could win the cash prizes of third place $25, second place $50, and first place $100. The competitors from Joan Martin Elementary School were Samantha H., Faith H., Kelsey B., Cecilia P., Abby D., Yinessa P., Brianna C., Caleb C., Dylan W., Kevin R., C.J. R. and Myles K. There were 11 competitors from Liberty Elementary, Ridge View Elementary, and Trinity Lutheran Elementary all together.
First place was awarded to Ashley from Liberty Elementary School. Second place went to Samantha H. from Joan Martin Elementary School. Third went to C.J. R., also from Joan Martin Elementary.
These students worked hard to achieve this goal of being in the Tri Kappa spelling bee. They had already worked through rounds in their classrooms to qualify for the spelling bee.