Middle school spelling beeHudson Middle School sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students participated in the 2012 Hudson Spelling Bee.
Hudson Middle School sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students participated in the 2012 Hudson Spelling Bee.
Seventh-grader Kel Holm won the competition and will advance to the Southern Regional Spelling Bee in Woodville on Feb. 22. Eighth-grader Eric Holter took second place.
Participants included, front from left, Marissa Metzler, Kaitlyn Gilson, Sydney Glampe and Celia Duffee; second row, Madison Insteness, August Leyda, winner Kel Holm, Mikaylah Raspberry and Jenna Stanze; back, Brendan Bagley, runner-up Eric Holter, Jacob Gillingham, Alex Collins, Miles Cibulka and Jordan Thompson. Not pictured, Jenna Anderson, Garrett Johnson and Zachary Verdoorn.