Fifth grade student wins Schuylerville Spelling Bee

On Thursday, Dec. 4, Clare Sacks, a Schuylerville fifth grader, battled her way through 12 rounds of words during the Schuylerville Central School District’s Spelling Bee. Sacks correctly spelled the word “churros” to secure her first place victory. She will compete at the regional spelling bee in spring 2015 at Proctor’s Theater in Schenectady. Participants in Schuylerville’s spelling bee were made up of students in grades 4-8. The top place finishers included:

  • 1st Place: Clare Sacks (Fifth grade)
  • 2nd Place: Emma Proctor (Sixth grade)
  • 3rd Place Tie: Rebecca Brandt (5th) and Cameron Wian (Sixth grade)
  • Fourth grade top finisher: Arielle Sowle
  • Seventh grade top finisher: Lucas Welch