Macon East students in 4th through 8th grade compete annually in a grade level spelling bee. Class winners and alternates attended the AISA District Spelling Bee on November 14. At the district competition, Kaiden Byrom (7th grade) won first place, Lalah Culpepper (4th grade) and Sophia Merz (6th grade) placed 2nd, and Ryan Russell (8th grade) finished in 3rd. Kaiden Byrom represented Macon East on December 6 at the AISA State Spelling Bee at Huntingdon College and placed 3rd. Kadien has represented Macon East at the AISA Spelling Bee every year since 4th grade.
Macon East Spelling Bee Winners & Alternates:
4th grade – Lalah Culpepper, Bella Chambers
5th grade – Elise Logan, Elliot Fitch
6th grade – Sophia Merz, Matthew Pugh
7th grade – Kaiden Byrom, Dee Dee Frazier
8th grade – Ryan Russell, Anna Glynn Lott