Basalt student to compete at state spelling bee |

Basalt student to compete at state spelling bee

Roaring Fork School District Re-1 held its district spelling bee on Thursday at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs. The winner in the seventh- and eighth-grade category, Dan Holloran of Basalt, will go on to compete at the state spelling bee in Denver at the end of March. ResultsFourth GradeFirst – Tim Sullivan, BESSecond – T. Conrad, CRESThird – Tristan Denton-Dement, GSESFourth – Kris Krueger, BESFifth – Delaney Gaddis, GSESSixth – Zack Ritchie, CRESHonorable Mentions: Kierstan Rounsfell, SESSierra Martin, SESFifth Grade (Basalt’s fifth is in the middle school, all other fifth grades are in elementary schools):First – Reynis Vasquez, BMSSecond – Isaac Carlson, GSESThird – Rebecca Holland, BMSFourth – Ashley Smith, CRESFifth – Foster Gross, CRESSixth – Daryian Hawkins, SESHonorable Mentions: Cora Lubchenco, SESErica Arensman, GSES Sixth GradeFirst – Jake Bair, GSMSSecond – Abby Norton, BMSThird – Bobby Petts, GSMSFourth – Hannah Condon, BMSFifth – Daniela Javalera, CMSSixth – Maddison Herman, CMSNo Honorable Mentions – there were only six competitorsSeventh/Eighth Combined CompetitionFirst – Dan Holloran, BMSSecond – Abril Loya, GSMSThird – Keiko Woodyard, GSMSFourth – Chiara Del Piccolo, BMSFifth – Olivia Kenney, GSMSSixth – Jeremy Roldan, CMSHonorable Mentions: Jake Hawkins, CMSDalton Handy, CMSTaylor Browning, CMSCarl Riggins, BMSVanessa Merlos, BMSEd Macias, GSMSSchool abbreviationsBES – Basalt Elementary SchoolCRES – Crystal River Elementary School, CarbondaleGSES – Glenwood Springs Elementary SchoolSES – Sopris ElementarySchool, GlenwoodBMS – Basalt Middle SchoolCMS – Carbondale Middle SchoolGSMS – Glenwood Springs Middle School

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