WILLIAMS - After a practice round and preliminary round after preliminary round, Braden Heap spelled pedicure to win the Williams Middle School spelling bee.
The middle school bee took place Jan. 26. A day earlier Ryan Bright came out on top in the elementary bee by spelling penalty correctly.
The elementary finalists were:
First place - Ryan Bright, 5th grade
Second place - Athena Kennelly, 5th grade
Third place - Cooper Heap, 3rd grade
Fourth place - Rylie Heap, 5th grade
Fifth place - Tania Morales, 5th grade
The middle school finalists were:
First place - Braden Heap
Second place - Sergio Cardenas
Third place - Josh Dodson,
Fourth place - Jordan Jaime
Fifth place - Adam Young