RUMSON 7TH GRADER WINS SPELLING BEE
Seventh-grader Josie Schneider (center) celebrates victory with her mother Andrea Huber, and Forrestdale School Spelling Bee Emcee Keith Laviola.
Press release from Rumson School District
On January 26, seventh-grader Josie Schneider claimed the first place finish at the annual Forrestdale School Spelling Bee. Josie attained victory with the correct spelling of her Championship word, “sedimentary.”
Fifth-grader Charlie Patton was first runner-up in the competition, entering the championship round with his correct spelling of the word “antonym.” In all, 27 students in grades four through eight, all of whom had prevailed in their individual classroom spelling bees, participated in the schoolwide event.