Alexis Wade a fifth-grade student at Simpsonville Elementary won the class spelling bee and first place in the intermediate bee for fourth and fifth grades in the school-wide event at Simpsonville Elementary. She is the daughter of Tim and Dana Wade. In the photo with Alexis is her teacher, Philip Wakeman.
Brooklyn Aldridge, fifth-grade student, was the spelling bee winner at Heritage Elementary. She is the daughter of Dutch and Betty Aldridge of Bagdad. In the photo with Brooklyn is Donna Stottman, Student Achievement Consultant.