On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018, 32 students in grades 4-8 representing 19 school districts competed in the 40th Annual BOCES Regional Spelling Bee at Saratoga Springs Maple Avenue Middle School. The event was hosted by the Enrichment Resource Center of WSWHE BOCES and the Junior Chamber International Saratoga Springs Jaycees. The pronouncer for the evening was Amy Derwin, librarian at Galway High School.
The following students placed in the top six:
First Place: Alexis Ward - Grade 8 - Fort Ann High School
Second Place: Casey Wan - Grade 5 - Saratoga Springs Caroline Street School
Third Place: Camden Wolfield - Grade 6 - Lake George Elementary School
Fourth Place: Joe Ross - Grade 8 - Lake George Jr/Sr High School
Fifth Place: Hayden O'Rourke - Grade 7 - Waterford/Halfmoon Middle School
Sixth Place: Molly Gould - Grade 5 - North Warren Elementary School