Voorhes-Fontenot wins annual Webb spelling bee

Seventh grader Abigail Voorhes-Fontenot, left, of Shelbyville claimed first place in the annual spelling bee at The Webb School. Eighth grader Gray Hamilton of High Point, N.C., placed second, and sixth grader Alora Pearce of Tullahoma placed third.

Daiva Berzinskas, International Program director, organized the spelling bee, and judges were Kevin Finn, English teacher, and Jacqueline Boyanton, English Department chair.