Los Alamos Middle School Spelling Bee Winners

Los Alamos Middle School held its annual spelling bee Wednesday. The winners include Michael Aslam, first place (eighth grader), Eli Irakm-Bent, second place (eighth grader), William McTeigue, third place (seventh grader) and Anna Clark (seventh grader) as fourth place alternate. The top three students will attend the district spelling bee in January at Chamisa Elementary School. Seventh grade language arts teacher Dana Kline organized the spelling bee and was the official, along with judges Jenn Neil and Eileen Neilsen and timer Laura Parkison. Naomi Unger and Melissa Goldman helped with pronunciation and organization. The championship word was ‘shoji.’ Students made e-x-e-m-p-l-a-r-y effort! Courtesy photo