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Whitley County spelling bee winners

Churubusco Elementary School

Austin Martz, grade 5, son of Karen and Kevin Martz, spelled mandate to win. Runner-up Christian Cseri, grade 5, son of Susan and Mick Cseri.

Churubusco Junior-Senior High School

Randy Johnson, grade 8, son of Heather Johnson, spelled opulent to win. Runner-up Kayla Turner, grade 8, daughter of Thomas and Julie Turner.

Coesse Elementary School

Matthew Potter, grade 5, son of Jennifer and Michael Potter, spelled faulty to win. Runner-up Maizey Foreman, grade 5, daughter of Autumn Potts.

Indian Springs Middle School

Lenah Beck, grade 7, daughter of Jeff and Andrea Beck, spelled perforate to win. Runner-up Jaeden Roussey, grade 6, son of Rod and Selda Roussey.

Little Turtle Elementary School

Alexander Jenkins, grade 5, son of John and Jaime Jenkins, spelled satisfactory to win. Runner-up Jack Claypool, grade 5, son of Lisa Claypool.

Mary Raber Elementary School

Lauren Liston, grade 5, daughter of Landon and Sarah Liston, spelled reactionary to win. Runner-up Austin Walker, grade 5, son of Brian and Nicole Walker.

Northern Heights Elementary School

Megan Beck, grade 5, daughter of Jeffrey and Andrea Beck, spelled garment to win. Runner-up Emily Ewert, grade 5, daughter of Brian and Rebecca Ewert.

South Whitley Elementary School

Audrey Bradford, grade 5, daughter of Travis and Angela Bradford, spelled exception to win. Runner-up Abigail Lancaster, grade 5, daughter of Justin Lancaster and Holly Mohr.