Fayette spelling bee winners 02.16.2011

Four Fayette students earned medals Feb. 8 at the Fulton County Spelling Bee sponsored by The Farmers and Merchants State Bank.

Fourth grade student Gilberto Hernandez finished in fifth place. The fourth grade winner was Parker Tilse of Delta.

Sixth grader Austin Lopez took sixth place. Leah Schwan of Evergreen was the winner.

In the eighth grade division, Fayette’s Jared Wagner placed fourth and Jacob Shaffer took fifth. Kyle Harmon of Evergreen was the winner.

Other winners were Gavin Schmitz, Evergreen, in third grade; Paige Moden, Wauseon, in fifth gradel; and Nick Burns, Delta, in seventh grade.

The winners from grades five through eight will advance next month to the regional bee in Toledo.