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Noble county


Albion: Kaleb Smith, grade 5, of Albion, son of Stacy and Brandon Smith, spelled vanilla to win. Runner-up was Maria McCoy, grade 5, of Albion, daughter of Nicole and Michael McCoy.

Avilla: Alyssa Yoquelet, grade 5, of Avilla, daughter of Melissa and Shawn Yoquelet, spelled unison to win. Runner-up was Rachel Skurner, grade 6, of LaOtto, daughter of Becky and Jack Skurner.

Central Noble Middle: Kara Fields, grade 8, of Albion, daughter of Tina Lough and Billy Fields, spelled hazard to win. Runner-up was Spencer Rimmel, grade 8, of Albion, son of Lisa and Eric Rimmel.

Kendallville: Josh Tew, grade 7, of Kendallville, son of Shannon and James Tew, spelled albatross to win. Runner-up was Jacob Glick, grade 8, of Kendallville, son of Cindy Clevenger and Brian Glick.

LaOtto: Kirsten Renee Wolf, grade 5, of LaOtto, daughter of Barbara and Eric Wolf, spelled bamboozle to win. Runner-up was Jake Torrie, grade 5, of LaOtto, son of Tara and Dirk Torrie.

South Side: Daniel Kane, grade 5, of Kendallville, son of Susan and Jim Kane, spelled staple to win. Runner-up was Aaron Bahena, grade 5, of Kendallville, son of Maricela Martinez.

St. John Lutheran: Alexia Zawadzke, grade 7, of Kendallville, granddaughter of Cheryl and Gary Glaze, spelled ecstatic to win. Runner-up was Hannah Fields, grade 5, of Kendallville, daughter of Peggy and Billy Fields.

St. Mary of the Assumption: Gabe Curtis, grade 8, of Albion, son of Susan and Michael Curtis, spelled apricot to win. Runner-up was Natalie Pine, grade 7, of Avilla, daughter of David and Michelle Pine.

Wayne Center: Claire Brown, grade 5, of Kendallville, daughter of Becky and Paul Brown, spelled alligator to win. Runner-up was Haley Schroeder, grade 5, of Kendallville, daughter of Nanette Schroeder.

West Noble Middle: Alex Hall, grade 6, of Ligonier, son of Donna Hall, spelled fatigue to win. Runner-up was Courtney Smith, grade 8, of Ligonier, daughter of Malinda Henderson.

Wolf Lake: Scott Archer, grade 5, of Columbia City, son of Linda Archer, spelled quiver to win. Runner-up was Matthew Sizemore, grade 5, of Albion, son of Lee Ann and Scott Sizemore.