Fourteen students from Rejoice Christian Schools participated in the Spelling Bee District Meet in Edmond, Okla. on January 22, 2016. Emily Putnam (left) placed third in the 7th grade bee. She then competed against fifth through eighth graders in the Spell Off competition, placing second. She moves on to the Regional competition in Plano, Texas on March 5, 2016.
Eli Putnam (right) was named the champion speller in the fourth grade competition and was awarded the gold medal.