Spelling bee: Eagle County student qualifies for state
Eagle County, CO Colorado
EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado ” Students from seven local elementary and middle schools participated in a spelling bee at the Eagle County Charter Academy Wednesday.
The winning word was “advantageous,” which qualified Karina Velasco from Gypsum Creek Middle School to participate in the state competition in Denver in March.
1st runner up: Sierra Gutierrez, 8th grade, Gypsum Creek Middle
2nd runner up: Andrew Pope, 6th grade, Eagle County Charter Academy
Tie for 4th place: Tabor Whitney, 6th grade, Stone Creek Charter School
Stephanie Keys, 8th grade, Gypsum Creek Middle School
Chase Keep, 5th grade, Edwards Elementary
Participating schools were:
Gypsum Creek Middle School
Eagle Valley Middle School
Brush Creek Middle School
Stone Creek Charter School
Eagle County Charter Academy
Alpine Bank, Old Forge Pizza and the Rocky Mountain News sponsored the event.
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