Participants included from left: Row 1:
Noah Heuchert - St Thomas, Emily Swanson and Casey Vargason – Valley-Edinburg; Row 2:Jorden Moe – Cavalier, John Heuchert – St Thomas, Austin Urlaub – Cavalier; Row 3: Laiken Larson – Drayton, Jacob Johnson and Ciera Lafferty – Walhalla; Row 4: Connor Strand – Drayton, Derrick Dorian and Evan Emerson – Neche/Pembina.
Pictured from left are the winners: 1st Place – Noah Heuchert – St Thomas, 2nd Place – Emily Swanson – Valley-Edinburg, 3rd Place – Casey Vargason – Valley-Edinburg.
The 2013 Pembina County Spelling Bee was held Wednesday, February 20, 2013 in the Farmer’s Room of the courthouse.
Noah Heuchert and Emily Swanson will be advancing to the State Spelling Bee which will be held at the Ramkota Inn in Bismarck, ND, on Friday, March 22, 2013. The ND Council of Educational Leaders, the North Dakota Association of County Superintendents, and the North Dakota Newspaper Association cosponsor the State Spelling Bee. The State Bee is affiliated with the National Spelling Bee which will be held in Washington DC, in May 2013, to which the state winner will advance.