EATON — The 2022 Preble County Spelling Bee was held on Jan. 20, 2022 at the Eaton Performing Arts Center.
This year’s event was coordinated by the Preble County Educational Service Center, according to Superintendent Shawn Hoff, who said the bee went 14 rounds in order to declare a winner.
National Trail 8th grader Raegen Holland earned first place, while AJ Phillips, also a National Trail 8th grader, came in second. Twin Valley South fifth grader Adara Suggs placed third.
Participants from each district included:
Bruce Elementary — Lauren McKey and Alex Cruze
Eaton Middle School — Reese Wappenstein and Daphne Tozier
NT Elementary — Martha Ma and Paige Carroll
NT Middle School — Holland and Phillips
PS Middle School — Charlotte Gingerich and Evan Shields
TCN Elementary — Skylar Mathis and Aiden Ritter
TCN Middle School — William Roark and Audrey Fox
Twin Valley South
TVS Elementary — Devin Spencer and Suggs
TVS Middle School — Rhett Emig and Olivia Hoover