Peabody-Burns Elementary students will compete Friday for three spots in the annual Marion County Spelling Bee Jan. 27 at Goessel.
Students in fourth and fifth grades competed in their classrooms Jan. 7 to see who would represent classes in the PBES spelling bee Friday.
Audrey Bowlin, Logan Esau, Jace Newman, and Stacy Sattler were winners in fourth grade.
Brandon Biggs, Sophie Coover, Lexi Davis, Ciara Frye, Jefferson Glover, Kael Hutchison, Hayli Newman, Matthew Robinson, Mason Schreiber, Justus Spicher, Janessa Sutton, and Alex Young took fifth grade honors.
Students placing first, second, and third in competition Friday will represent PBES at 10 a.m. Jan. 27 in Goessel.
Friday’s contest will begin promptly at 2 p.m. in PBES multipurpose room. Guests are welcome, but no one will be allowed to enter after the doors are closed at 2 p.m. The audience is expected to remain seated and quiet.