Carbon Elementary and Middle Schools host Annual Spelling Bees

Through the month of January and the beginning of February each of Carbon School District’s elementaries 4th and 5th grades and the middle schools held school spelling bees. Each of the seven schools hosted a school-wide spelling bee to determine their top three spellers who would go on to participate at the District level spelling bee on February 16.

School Spelling Bee Winners:

Bruin Point

Castle Heights: Top 3


Uriah Trostle 1st

Isaiah Trostle 2nd

Kiira Dickerson 3rd

Evie Bates-Wood

Aviya Krum

Sophie Francis

Payton Simkins 1st

Brynnli Jensen 2nd

Andrew Woodard 3rd

Sally Mauro: Top 3



Cayde Richardson

Crew Stubbs                                Anthony Pierce

Jared Bunn 1st

Alexi Palmer 2nd

Jaxson Marvidakis 3rd

Ireland Keil 1st

Jordan Olsen 2nd

Olivia Rondinelli 3rd

Mont Harmon

Cadi Heaton 1st

Everett Ellsworth 2nd

Matthew Blackburn 3rd

At the district bee, these 21 spellers competed against each other to earn a top three spot. The results of the district bee were:

1st place Everett Ellsworth 7th grade at MHMS

2nd place Cadi Heaton 7th grade at MHMS (right side of picture) 

3rd place Elvie Bates-Wood 5th grade at Castle Heights (left side of picture) 

These top three spellers will advance to the Region Spelling Bee on March 9th at Grand County High School. The Region Bee consists of the top three spellers from San Juan, Emery, Grand, and Carbon school districts. The first place winner there will advance to the National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. 

Congratulations to all of the school bee winners and district bee competitors and winners.

Spelling bee photos