LSES Spelling Bee 2023

Friday, January 20, 2023
Photos by Patti Danner

The Seventh Annual Linton Stockton Elementary Spelling Bee was held Wednesday evening in the auditeria of Linton Stockton High School. Taking home the title of champion was Linton sixth-grader Janice Chen. Spelling superiority runs in Chenís family, as big sister Julie earned the top spot in 2018 and 2019. Now in the eighth grade at Linton, Julie Chen took second place Wednesday evening. The Chen family runs the Number One Asian Cafe in Linton. A very close third place was earned by classroom champion Ivan Montgomery, who lasted through 14 rounds of the 17-round competition.