Vernon Middle School would like to congratulate the following students for winning there Grade-Level Spelling Bee.
6th Grade (l-r): Toby Forehand, Tayelor Spears, and Nathan Hodges
7th Grade (–r): Allie Walters, Grace Quinn, and Ashley Siples
8th Grade (l-r): Jada Brown, Ja’ruis Ridgeway, and Lexus Rhodes
District Winner: Ja’ruis Ridgeway
Each grade-level group represented VMS at the 2017 District Spelling Bee hosted at Roulhac Middle School on Thursday, December 15, 2016. Ja’ruis Ridgeway won the 2017 District Spelling Bee and will move on the represent Washington County School District at the Regional Spelling Bee that will be held in Tallahassee, FL on Saturday, February 18, 2017. In addition, Ja’ruis will be recognized at the Washington County School Board meeting on Monday, January 9, 2017.