2020 District Spelling Bee

2020 District Spelling Bee
Posted on 01/16/2020
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Superintendent Adkins announces the winner and runner up for the 2020 Floyd County Schools District Spelling Bee. Ethan Hall, 7th grade student from James D. Adams Middle School, is the district winner and Braxton Howard, 6th grade student from Duff-Allen Central Elementary, is the district runner up.


Students in grades 4-8 who have won at the school level are eligible to compete in the district spelling bee are school champions from grades 4 – 8.



The school winners are as follows:


Adams MS: Winner - Ethan Hall, 7th                         Runner up – Bella Burchett 6th

Allen ES: Winner - Leiland Conn, 8th                          Runner up - Madison Cantrell, 6th

Betsy Layne ES: Winner - Makayla Kidd, 8th            Runner up - Allie Hamilton, 6th

Duff-Allen Central: Winner - Braxton Howard, 6th     Runner up - Amanda Gibson, 8th

May Valley ES: Winner - Reagan Lafferty, 5th          Runner up – Maci Clark, 4th

Prestonsburg ES: Winner - Sam Hyden, 4th             Runner up - Colin Hatfield, 5th  

South Floyd ES: Winner - Greyson Crum, 6th           Runner up - Kaylee Johnson 8th

Stumbo ES: Winner - Chanceton Lawson, 4th           Runner up – Lucas Wolford, 8th



Students competed in the district spelling bee on Wednesday, January 15 in the Pike Auditorium at Big Sandy Community & Technical College.


Ethan is the grandson of Judy Hall of Prestonsburg. He will advance to compete in the Kentucky Derby Festival Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 14, at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.


Adkins comments, ““Congratulations Ethan and we wish you good luck at state! Congratulations to our school winners as they had to get past hundreds of other students to make it to the district level!”



               Ethan Hall, 2020 District Spelling Bee Champion

Braxton Howard, 2020 District Spelling Bee Runner Up
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