Can you spell W-I-N-N-E-R-S? JFK top Spellers head to Superior District Bee this week

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Graciela Medina placed first at the JFK Spelling Bee.
Melanni Garcia | Superior Schools

 

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Claudia Delgado placed second at the JFK Spelling Bee.
Melanni Garcia | Superior Schools

By Mila Besich Lira

Superior Sun

JFK Elementary student Graciela Medina earned the first place spot in the annual school spelling bee. Claudia Delgado earned second place. This year JFK had 42 students in fourth through sixth grades participate. The top 10 students in the bee will advance to the district spelling bee where they will compete with Jr. High students to determine who will qualify for the Pinal County spelling bee.

The top 10 spellers at JFK are: Graciela Medina, Claudia Delgado, Cianna Barreras, Danika Bryant, Illiana Ramirez, Elias Gerola, Jalen Oatis, Aubreanna Nunez, Kiana Oatis, and Kylee Watko. The district spelling bee will be held on Friday, Jan. 31, at the JFK Auditorium at 1:30 p.m.

Mila Besich-Lira (60 Posts)

Mila Besich-Lira is a resident of Superior with two children. She volunteers for many local organizations. She is an experienced fundraiser and event planner for Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition. She covers some of the area town councils and schools.


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