Two Silverland students place in 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee District Finals
The Fernley Reporter
Silverland Middle School student Andrew Knight is the 7th grade champion of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee District Finals, while classmate Robbie Whalen finished second.
The winners of this year’s district finals were:
Grade 6 First Place: Kaeden Fetters, Sutro Elementary School Second Place: Ally Wulfing, Smith Valley Schools Third Place: Josie MacMahand, Silver Stage Elementary School Grade 7: First Place: Andrew Knight, Silverland Middle School Second Place: Robbie Whalen, Silverland Middle School Third Place: Grace Treadwell, Yerington Intermediate School Grade 8: First Place: Elizabeth Smith, Yerington Intermediate School Second Place: Caden Treadwell, Yerington Intermediate School Third Place: Luke Madole, Yerington Intermediate School