Siewing snags Spelling Bee Crown
28 Phillips County students compete in annual spelling bee held in Malta
February 13, 2019
A total of 28 local students converged in Malta High School's auditorium last Wednesday afternoon, each hoping to go home with this year's Phillips County Spelling Bee championship trophy and when the event wrapped up, Malta Middle School's Jonathan Siewing had earned the 2019 crown.
Siewing, the son of Leona and Paul Siewing, is an eighth-grade student at MES, correctly spelled "Solomon" and "hypothesis" correctly in the 10th round of the event as he faced-off with Dodson Elementary School's Junior Stiffarm in the championship round.
"I have only ever used (hypothesis) in a sentence a few...