BBES names spelling bee winnerPublished 10:08am Thursday, January 3, 2013
Andrew Ekema was named winner of a Spelling Bee at Barkley Bridge Elementary School following a long competition.
Fourth and fifth graders competed. A fifth grader, Ekema correctly spelled the word “faux” to come out on top in the competition.
Kalisa Barnett, also a fifth grader, was the runner-up winner.
Ekema will represent BBES in the Morgan County Spelling Bee on Feb. 7.