Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee

Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee

The Pella Knights of Columbus held their annual spelling bee for grades four through seven on Thursday, Jan. 30 at St. Mary’s Church. Pictured are the top place finishers. In the front row from left to right are fourth graders Graham Beekhuizen (third place), Grady Zellmer (second place) and Gavin O’Dell (first place); fifth graders Tyler Thorson (second place) and Alex Bishara (first place). In the back row from left to right are sixth graders Evelyn Beal (first place), Addie Droegemueller (second place) and Samantha Mitchell (third place); and seventh grader Carey VanWyk (first place). First and second place winners advance to the regional spelling bee in Grinnell on Feb. 16.