Andover elementary schools held their annual spelling bees last week.
Katherine Munsen and Brett White gave the students their words with other staff members being judges. Each school had one winner and one runner-up.
They will represent their schools at the Butler County Spelling Bee on Feb. 3 at the El Dorado campus of Butler County Community College.
The winners are as follows:
- Cottonwood – first place: Kamden Thornton; runner-up: Kaitlyn Brown
- Meadowlark – first place: Addison Martineau; runner-up: Lauren McIlvain
- Prairie Creek – first place: Sophia Bankston; runner-up: Hadley White
- Robert Martin – first place: Sophie Thiessen; runner-up: Ayaan Parkih
- Sunflower – first place: Emma Cooper; runner-up: Leonardo Fazzini
- Wheatland – first place: Bridget Bleakley; runner-up: Aurora Tan
- eCademy – first place: Megan Davis; runner-up: Cal Solomon