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Thomson Middle's super spellers compete for school title

On Friday, Jan. 23, Thomson Middle School held its annual spelling bee in preparation for the county-wide competition. Representatives from language arts classes were selected by teachers through classroom bees or other methods. Contestants in this year's TMS Spelling Bee were:


Sixth grade winners Rachel Shirley and Michael Barnes
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Team 8-4: Stuart Strouble, Christopher Kitchens, Ashley Turman, Breanna Jones;

Team 8-3: Tiaris Allen, Jamel Gant, Ashley Hayes;

Team 8-2: Vonterria Brown, Jadavious Burnett, D.J. Hitt;

Team 8-1: Raven Harper, Scott Cook, Tyler Key, Bryttani Sproat;

Team 7-4: Kelsey Benson, Jau'Tabitha Hordens, Tara Roland, Corey Wizemann, Sharaine Peterson;

Team 7-3: Kisha Perdue, Neva Collins, Jarrod Dickason, Brandon Turman;

Team 7-2: Megan Grant, Courtney Howell, Candace Rouse, Daniel Palmer;

Team 7-1: Will Owens, Radney Tutt, Alexis Jackson;


Seventh grade winners Corey Wizemann and Briana Hart
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Team 6-5: Shaquera Lewis;

Team 6-4: Lance Goforth, Marcus McCord, Kentrell Kendrick, Ronald Burch;

Team 6-3: Michael Barnes, Tijuana Riley, Xaviar Stockton, Kristen Price;

Team 6-2: Courtney Bowling, Aaron Washington, Antawon Harlemon, Trevor Allen;

Team 6-1: Lakeashia McCord, Johnathan Edmunds, Rachel Shirley;

QUEST: Lindsay Rogillio, Marquez Hill, Briana Hart, David Lyons, Aubrey Jones.

The grade-level winners were:

Sixth grade: first place, Rachel Shirley; second place, Michael Barnes;

Seventh grade: first place, Corey Wizemann; second place, Briana Hart;

Eighth grade: first place, Christopher Kitchens; second place, Stuart Strouble.


Eighth grade and TMS overall winners Christopher Kitchens and Stuart Strouble.
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Christopher Kitchens was the school-level victor. Stuart Strouble placed second at the school level. Grade-level winners advanced to the county-wide competition.

TMS would like to extend its appreciation to Dr. Paulette Harris of Augusta State University for serving as this year's reader. The TMS Spelling Bee is organized by TMS Assistant Principal Pam Rhea and TMS teacher Julie Gerlach.

Web posted on Wednesday, February 4, 2004

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