District spelling bee

The Washington County District Spelling Bee was held on December 15 in the Roulhac Middle School auditorium.

  • First place – Ja’ruis Ridgeway; 8th grade – Vernon Middle School
  • Second Place – Emma Holliday; 5th grade – Vernon Elementary School
  • Third Place – Gabe Jimenez; 8th grade – Roulhac Middle School

Ja’ruis will represent Washington County in the Big Bend Regional Spelling Bee on February 18, 2017, at the Aquilina Howell Student Services Center in Tallahassee.