WCS News: Spelling Bee Champs, Sports News & More

2014 Longview Elementary Spelling Bee Champion

Longview Elementary
The Longview Elementary Spelling Bee Champion for 2014 is Wyatt Perkins. The Runner-up is Jayley Jackson. Wyatt will advance to the Local Bee on March 15, 2014.

Pictured above: (from left to right) Dr. Jonathan Ullrich, Spelling Bee Runner-up for 2014  Jayley Jackson, with her parents, Amy and Kenneth Jackson. The Longview Elementary Spelling Bee Champion for 2014,Wyatt Perkins, with his parents, Mystique  and Joshua Perkins.  WCS school board member, PJ Mezera and Assistant Principal Mrs. Bronwyn Rector.

Fairivew Elementary
Fairview Elementary School’s spelling bee winner was third grader Aaron Hamlett and the runner up was fellow third grader Chance Carter.

Aaron Hamlett, Fairview Elementary School Spelling Bee Winner 2014
Aaron Hamlett


Grassland Middle
Seventh grader Josh Garretson won the Grassland Middle School Spelling Bee. Josh will represent GMS at the 2014 Middle Tennessee Regional Scripps Spelling Bee on March 15.  The runner-up is Sophia Badalian with David Xu and Ethan Budge placing 3rd and 4th.

2014 Grassland Middle School Spelling Bee Champion
Joshua Garretson and Sherry Worsham


Summit High School
Congratulations to an undefeated Boys Bowling Team. They end the regular season with a 14-0 record, shutting out every team in the district.  Along with having an outstanding season, two bowlers qualify and participate in the state playoffs. Junior, Camden Gutshall, was ranked 2nd in the district, 3rd in the state prior to the playoffs. Junior, Matthew Butler, was ranked 3rd in the district and 28th in overall state.

Ravenwood High School
Ravenwood High School Freshman Karlie Paschall moved into the U17 Women’s National Soccer Team.  She will represent the United States when they play China, Japan, and New Zealand in early February in California.

The Ravenwood wrestling team won the Regional title, beating McGavock and Brentwood.  The wrestling team has been undefeated the last 5 consecutive years in the Region.

This past weekend, the Ravenwood High School drumline and color guard traveled to Bowling Green, Kentucky to compete in the first SCGC regional competition.  The drumline finished second place and the color guard finished third place. Their next competition will take place this Saturday, February 1, at Independence High School. Congratulations to these two outstanding groups

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