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Butler Elementary School

Katrina Knowlton, grade 6, daughter of Walter and Tonia Knowlton, spelled systematic to win. Runner-up was Delaney Fritch, grade 5, daughter of Terry and Teri Fritch.

Country Meadow Elementary School

Emily Parks, grade 5, daughter of Jacqueline and Timothy Parks, spelled defiantly to win. Runner-up was Nicole Hagen, grade 5, daughter of Jeff and Vonda Hagen.

DeKalb Middle School

Nate Bostic, grade 8, son of Stacy and Shawn Bostic, spelled parody to win. Runner-up was Jackson Norton, grade 6, son of Dominic and Erin Norton.

Eastside Junior-Senior High School

Devin Dockery, grade 7, son of Jaime Scalf, spelled elegant to win. Runner-up was Travis Kreidt, grade 8, son of Annette Kreidt.

James R. Watson Elementary School

Evan Zielke, grade 5, son of Richard and Melinda Zielke, spelled munchkin to win. Runner-up was Sidney Gerig, grade 5, daughter of Doug and Cheryle Gerig.

McKenney-Harrison Elementary School

Ally Stucky, grade 4, daughter of Jennifer and Trent Stucky, spelled imitate to win. Runner-up was Alexis Cox, grade 4, daughter of Nicolas and Telisha Cox.

Riverdale Elementary School

Evan Thomas, grade 6, son of Kris and Jim Thomas, spelled chorus to win. Runner-up was Cable Leeper, grade 6, son of Jodi and Clint Leeper.

St. Joseph Catholic School

Samatha Eagan, grade 5, daughter of Elaine Eagan and Eagan, spelled carbohydrates to win. Runner-up was Rachael Lay, grade 6, daughter of Jill and Clinton Lay.

Waterloo Elementary School

Ethan Geisinger, grade 5, son of Vince and Marie Miller, spelled cricket to win. Runner-up was Nick Salisbury, grade 5, son of Shane and Jenny Salisbury.