Gossard wins Bellefontaine Intermediate School Spelling Bee


Bellefontaine Intermediate School held its annual spelling bee on Tuesday.

30 fifth-graders competed in the bee, which was held in the gym.

Fellow fifth-graders along with family members were spectators.

In the 14th round, Garrett Gossard correctly spelled “termite” to become the champion.

Natalee Kuhns was runner-up.

Both students have qualified for the Logan County Spelling Bee at the Holland Theatre on January 16th at 6 p.m.

Gossard will also take an online spelling and vocabulary test in February to advance toward the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Garrett is the son of Justin & Sarah Gossard.

Natalee is the daughter of Nichole Kuhns.

Lindy Martin was the moderator at BIS.

Angie Horvath and Katie Davis were the judges.