Harrisonville Middle School eighth grader Tyler Kimbell will represent the Harrisonville School District at the Cass County Spelling Bee. Kimbell won the district spelling bee on January 26th to advance to the county competition for the third time. Kimbell also advanced to the county bee in 2017 and 2015.
The Harrisonville School District Spelling Bee is open to students in Grades 4-8. Each Communication Arts class at the Harrisonville Middle School participated in a class spelling bee, and those winners advanced to the district spelling bee. Also advancing to the district bee were the winners of the McEowen Elementary School spelling bee.
Tyler Kimbell won The Harrisonville School District Spelling Bee by correctly spelling the word “anarchy.”
Fifth grader Quincy Carter was the runner-up and will compete at the Cass County Spelling Bee if Kimbell is unable to participate.
The Cass County Spelling Bee will take place in March, and it will be hosted by the Raymore-Peculiar School District. The winner of the Cass County Spelling Bee will participate in the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee in May in Washington, D.C.