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Perdido School holds spelling bee

Carley New, left, won the Perdido School spelling bee, and Dessie James, right, was first runner-up.
Spelling bee participants are, from left, front, Heath Anderson, Taylor Robertson, Dean Snow, Cody Gardner; back, Riley Brinkman, Brylin Etheridge, Lillie Roberts, Carley New, Brooklyn Vinson, Dessie James.

Special to Atmore News

The Perdido School 2018-19 Spelling Bee was held Wednesday, January 9.
All the participants did a fantastic job representing their grade level in the school spelling bee.
After 35 rounds, fifth-grader Carley New was declared the champion and Dessie James was first runner-up. Carley will represent Perdido School in the county spelling bee Tuesday, February 5, in Loxley.