Congrats GCA Spelling Bee Participants

Grace Christian Academy was pleased to host this year’s ASCI District Spelling Bee held on January 12, 2024. After grade-level bees during the morning, the top four students from each grade competed in the afternoon spell-off. GCA's 7th grader, Jayson Brock, brought home 1st place in the overall competition. 

Grace Christian Academy was pleased to host this year’s ASCI District Spelling Bee held on January 12, 2024. After grade-level bees during the morning, the top four students from each grade competed in the spell-off. GCA's 7th grader, Jayson Brock, brought home 1st place in the overall competition. 

This year's bee was composed of 6 different schools and over 30 of the top spellers in grades 1-8. They competed during the morning to reach the final competition, which began at 1:00 p.m.  Faculty members served as arbitrators, round keepers, recording judges, spell masters, and head judge to conduct this great event in keeping with ACSI standards.  

Congratulations to our grade-level winners: 

1st grade: 4th place - Dakota Harbaugh
2nd grade: 4th place - Abram Stiltner
3rd grade: 3rd place - Cash Barham, 4th place - Guy Parker
4th grade: 1st place - Josef Robinson, 3rd place - Taylor Ford
5th grade: 1st place - Christian Spetar, 2nd place- Jimmy Ogle
6th grade: 4th place - Troy Thornton
7th grade: 1st place - Jayson Brock, 2nd place - Savannah Lively
8th grade: 2nd place - Piper Young, 4th place - Gresham Nugent

5th-8th grade Spell Off:
1st place - Jayson Brock
3rd place - Gresham Nugent
4th place - Piper Young
5th place - Savannah Lively