Edison seventh grader wins district spelling bee

Edison seventh grader wins district spelling bee

Luke Ferralli, a seventh-grade student at Edison Junior High School, won the 2021 Edison Local School District spelling bee held Jan. 12 at Edison High School.

Son of Joe and Carey Ferralli of Richmond, Luke was one of 30 participants from three district schools and will now advance to the Jefferson-Harrison regional spelling bee with a chance to attend the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.

Also finishing in the Edison bee were Mimi Ault, a fifth-grader at John Gregg Elementary who placed second; Conor Schiffman, a sixth-grader at John Gregg, third; Mayelee Rawson, a fifth-grader at Stanton Elementary, fourth; Gwendolyn Stine, a sixth-grader at Stanton, fifth; Leila Sudvary, a fifth-grader at John Gregg, sixth; Ali Shrieve, an eighth-grader at EJHS, seventh; Jayden Kelley, a sixth-grader at John Gregg, eighth; Jelena Cefus, a fifth-grader at Stanton, first alternate, and Lydia Krepps, a fifth-grader at John Gregg, second alternate.