RESCUE SUPERINTENDENT Carol Bly moderated the Division I El Dorado County Spelling Bee, and was warmly greeted by members of the first- and second-grade team from Jackson Elementary. Left to right are: Sofia Gonzalez, Maya Nambisan, Ethan Rutherford and Cade Bundalian. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

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Super spellers

By May 17, 2011

RESCUE SUPERINTENDENT Carol Bly moderated the Division I El Dorado County Spelling Bee, and was warmly greeted by members of the first- and second-grade team from Jackson Elementary. Left to right are: Sofia Gonzalez, Maya Nambisan, Ethan Rutherford and Cade Bundalian. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

El Dorado Hill students p-e-r-f-o-r-m-e-d well at the 31st annual El Dorado County Spelling Bee hosted by the Pollock PInes Elementary School District.

Students from 20 elementary schools from Tahoe to El Dorado Hills participated in the event.

Oak Meadow Elementary’s third- and fourth-graders won first place in Division II competition.

Lake Forest Elementary’s fifth-grade team took first in Division III. Of the six members of Lake Forest’s team, three have been on the team for four consecutive years, taking two first-place rankings, a second place, and fourth place.

BLUE RIBBON WINNERS from Lake Forest Elementary are: Sophia D'Urso, Jackie Limm, Tyler Barth, Max Van Deventer, Johanna Bergstrom, Lorena Bergstrom and coach Lisa Brenan. Jackson students hold onto their red ribbons. Courtesy photo

Jackson Elementary came in second in the same division.

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  • Bonnie BergstromJune 01, 2011 - 7:42 pm

    Jackson Elementary 5th grade team (2nd place, with red ribbons): Samantha Reed, Margaret Asperheim, Melanie Davis, John Charles, Rodrigo Gonzalez, Noah Shulkin

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