Riverside crowns Blair & McGill as spelling bee winners

(Left) Emma Blair & (right) Shailyn Giles

The Riverside Elementary Spelling Bee was held Tuesday.

12 elementary students, in grades 3-6, competed in this year’s spelling bee.

It went a total of 16 rounds, with the winning word being adorable.

The winner was Emma Blair in 6th grade and the runner-up was Shailyn Giles in 5th grade.

The Riverside Junior High Spelling Bee was held on Wednesday.

There were 11 participants. 

After 24 rounds of spelling, Clara McGill was named Champion after successfully spelling the word traditional. Chance Magoto was the runner-up.