Cozad Middle School held their second annual Spelling Bee on Thursday, March 5, 2020. The Spelling Bee was open to any CMS student in grades 6-8. Those students interested, took a written spelling test. The top 6 spellers then competed in a final oral spelling bee. Mrs. Jann Kloepping read the spelling words to students and Mrs. Jennifer Walls kept score. The Top 3 students were recognized by the Hershel Olson Family and were presented a Memorial Spelling Bee Award by Cozad School Board member, Mr. Joel Carlson. Thank you to the Family for this recognition and Monetary award.
The 6 CMS students that competed in the final oral competition were: Jason Dyer, Taeh Soe, Ava Joyce, Caleb Granay, Olliver Davis, and Ariana Chavez. Winners of this competition were Caleb Granay, 3rd Place, Olliver Davis, Runner Up and Champion was Ariana Chavez. Ariana will represent CMS at the State Spelling Bee in Omaha on March 28th.