|Submitted By Sheri Graham|
The 2000-01 Calhoun County Schools
Spelling Bee was held on January 23 at 1:30 P.M. at
Calhoun Middle School.
First place winner was Tiffany Swisher. Tiffany is a sixth
grader and the daughter of Marsha and
Bobby Swisher of Five Forks.
Second place winner was Hannah Law. Hannah is a sixth
grader and the daughter of Danny and
Alicia Law of Five Forks.
Third place winner was Andrew Prusack. Andrew is an eighth
grader and the son of David and
Cheryl Prusack of Big Bend.
Fourth place winner was Amie Carilli. Amie is a fifth
grader and the daughter of John Carilli and
Susan Conrad of Orma.
Mr. Gordon Rogers, of WVRC Radio, volunteered his services
again, as in past years, as
announcer for the Bee. Mrs. Tammey Webb coordinated the Bee
for Calhoun Middle School. Mrs.
Linda Edwards served as judge for the event. Mrs. Sheri
Graham is the Spelling Bee Coordinator
for Calhoun County Schools.
Swisher and Law will represent Calhoun County Schools in the
regional spelling bee held in
Charleston in February and sponsored by the Charleston Daily
Swisher's winning word was pampero, a weather term found in
the 2001 Paideia. The Paideia is a
collection of over 3,600 words grouped into 29 categories.
It is published annually, in the manner
that the now discontinued Words of the Champions was
published from 1952 to 1994.