Congratulations to fifth grade student, Romeo Cruz, who won the recent Spelling Bee at Union Canal Elementary School. He will advance to the Cornwall-Lebanon School District Spelling Bee which will be held at Ebenezer Elementary School on March 24, 2022, at 6 PM. Joining him at the District Bee from Union Canal will be Jaden Barry (2nd), Michael Meitzler (3rd), Paityn Magyar (4) and Kelcy George (5). In addition, the top five spellers from the other three elementary schools’ Spelling Bees will participate for the honor of being named CLSD District Spelling Bee Champion.

Other Union Canal Spelling Bee participants were fourth grade students Lilyann Fryberger, Honor Leid, and Liam Reedy; and fifth grade students Anjie Cheatle, Reagan Enimpah, Olivia Peilliccia and Aaron Shuler. All participants were selected by achieving the highest scores on a written spelling test.