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McDowell County Spelling Bee Winners

By Christy Hunt, Extracurricular Coordinator, McDowell County Schools

MCDOWELL COUNTY, W.Va. – On February 22, 2023, McDowell County Schools held their McDowell County Spelling Bee.  

Fifteen school champions and runner-ups gathered for the county competition.

After 18 rounds, McDowell County Schools is proud to announce that the McDowell County Spelling Bee Champion is Braylen Shrader of Sandy River Middle School and Runner Up is Levi Chapman of Mount View Middle School.

Braylen Shrader and Mike Callaway

Congratulations to all participants and  good luck to Braylen and Levi who will proceed on to the next level of the competition.

Winners were presented trophies by McDowell County BOE Member, Mike Callaway.  Participants also received ribbons and certificates.