Scott Wright wins County Spelling Contest

Seven students earning top places in the oral round of the Boone County Spelling Contest were (front, l.-r.) Scott Wright, Emma Ketelsen, Jett Stuhr and Kelsie Hupp; (back) Trey Zoucha, McKenna Book and Maya Baker.Scott Wright, an eighth grader at Boone Central Middle School, was first place winner in the Boone County Spelling Contest held last Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 28, at Boone Central.
Scott earned the title by correctly spelling “jargon” and “rehearse” in the oral round finals.
Scott, son of Doug and Michele Wright of Petersburg, will represent Boone County in the Midwest Spelling Bee in March at Omaha.
More details in the Feb. 4 Albion News and Petersburg Press, Print and E-Editions.