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Tri-County Spelling Bee Champion Crowned

13 Feb , 2022  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

The 2022 Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center Tri-County Spelling Bee took place on Thursday, February 10th at Mid-Ohio ESC in Mansfield. An impressive group of 34 of the top spellers from 16 local school districts in grades 4 through 8  from Crawford, Morrow, and Richland counties were invited to compete to be the Tri-County Spelling Bee Champion. This event was the first in-person spelling bee to take place since 2020.  

After 10 rounds of competition, Miles P., a sixth grader from Lexington, became the 2022 Tri-County Spelling Bee Champion after spelling the winning word, “mirages,” optical phenomena that are often observed on still days over deserts or hot pavement.

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MOESC Announces County Spelling Bee Winners

21 Jan , 2022  

Special to 1812Blockhouse from MOESC; emphasis added

The 2022 Mid-Ohio ESC County Spelling Bees took place virtually this year in the same manner as in 2021. The format of the virtual bees was very similar to a typical bee where each student had the opportunity to spell a word in each round until a champion and runner-up were crowned. The county bees have remained virtual; however, students will be invited back to Mid-Ohio ESC for the Tri-County Spelling Bee February 10th.  

The Crawford/Morrow County Spelling Bee was held on Thursday, January 13th. Twenty-eight students competed to be named champion of the bee. The bee lasted 14 rounds until a champion and runner-up could be determined. Kaylynne Bralow, a sixth grader at Cardington-Lincoln Schools, became champion by spelling the word “petroglyphs.” The runner-up was Highland Local Schools eighth grader Jeremiah Brown.

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