Mrs. Traci Jones, reading and writing interventionist, served as the caller for the event. The judges’ panel was made of Valdosta State University faculty and staff members: Ms. Carla Gervin, Career Strategies Coordinator for the Langdale College of Business Administration, Dr. Marci Marshall, Graduate Academic Specialist for the Dewar College of Education and Human Services, and Dr. Barbara Radcliffe, Middle Grades, Secondary, Reading and Deaf Education Department Head. Way to go, spelling champions! Khalandrea Council won 1st place, Burnis Williams won 2nd, and Keziah Wright-Gross won 3rd place. These finalists will compete at the district level on February 1st.
C-O-N-G-R-A-T-U-L-A-T-I-O-N-S to all our spellers!