The Rotary Club will hold its 14th Annual Spelling Bee on Thursday, March 7 at 3:30 p.m. at the San Juan Community Theater. Doors open at 2:30 p.m.
This year’s spellers include students from Friday Harbor Elementary School, Friday Harbor Middle School, and Paideia Classical School. All island schools were invited to participate.
The contest is open to fourth- through eighth-graders. First place winner will receive a trophy and $100. In addition, $200 will be awarded to winner’s class, and $300 to their school. Second place winner will receive a trophy and $75. Their class will receive $150 and the school, $200. All students will receive a medal in appreciation for their participation.
Rotarians Mary Sliger and Carla Wright will serve as judges. Rotary Interact Club members will be greeters. Rotarian Bob Jarman will be the emcee and calmer of nerves. Rotarian Cyndy Gislason will be awarding participant medals. Carol Linde will be pronouncer.