AMS finds spelling bee champion

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Neighbors | Submitted.Eighth-grade spelling be winners included, from left, Hollie Kopnisky in second place, Apryl Soleman in third place and Makenna Fink in first place.

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Neighbors | Submitted.Eighth-grade student Hailey Piersant won the Austintown Middle School Spelling Bee on Dec. 6 and will advance to the Vindicator Spelling Bee.

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Neighbors | Submitted .Sixth-grade spelling bee winners were, from left, Alyana Christman in second place, Kelley Nemes in first place and Matt Smith in third place.

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Neighbors | Submitted.Austintown Middle School Spelling Bee seventh-grade winners included, from left, Ciara Stewart in third place, Emily Beany in second place and Hunter Barnett in first place.

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Neighbors | Submitted.The top three overall winners from the Austintown Middle School spelling bee were, from left, NyAsia Barnes, an eighth-grader who won second place; Hailey Piersant, an eighth-grader who won first place, and Trevor Porter, a seventh-grader who won third place.

By JESSICA HARKER

jharker@vindy.com

Austintown Middle School hosted their annual school-wide spelling bee on Dec. 6.

The competition took place in the school’s cafetorium in the morning, with students in sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grades competing against each other for overall winner.

Eighth-grade winners included Hollie Kopnisky in second place, Apryl Soleman in third place and Makenna Fink in first place.

Seventh-grade winners included Ciara Stewart in third place, Emily Beany in second place and Hunter Barnett in first place.

Sixth-grade winners were Matt Smith in third place, Alyana Christman in second place and Kelley Nemes in first place.

The overall Spelling Bee winner was eighth-grader Hailey Piersant.

Piersant will advance to the Vindicator Regional Spelling Bee, which will take place at Youngstown State University on March 16.

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