Great Grown-up Spelling Bee
This year the Great Grown-up Spelling Bee was held at the Ionia High School on the evening of April 20. The winners of this year's Spelling Bee were:
 
 
This year the Great Grown-up Spelling Bee was held at the Ionia High School on the evening of April 20. The winners of this year's Spelling Bee were:
First Place - Biggs, Hausserman, Thompson, Dickinson
Second Place - M1 Auto Corrects
Third Place - Team Rotary
 
The Ionia Literacy Council would like to thank the following for contributing to the success of its 2016 Great Growup Spelling Bee.

Mercantile Bank of Michigan

Portland Federal Credit Union

Michigan One Community Credit Union

Rotary Club of Ionia

Independant Bank

Sozo's Coffee Roasting and Espresso Bar

Verdun's Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Michael Rockafellow

Live Local Realty

Jo Ann Carney & Rita Berens

The Geiger Family

Herbruck's

Cheryl Foster - Ionia High School

The Farmer's Wife Catering

Lamplight Grill

Tim Reisbig - Wooden Stands

Chase-N-Tail Boarding Kennel

Lisa Hooker

Fraternal Order of Police - Lodge 157

Balice Sisters

The Talcott Family

Shaper Image

WION                                

Spellers:

Judy Huynh, Tammy Dickinson, Chuk Gottschall (Biggs, Hausserman,Thompson, Dickinson Agency)

John Dinehart, Laurie Palmer, Ashleigh Walczak (Live Local Realty)

Walt Downes, Brian Talbot, Keith Hayden (Team Rotary - Rotary Club of Ionia)

David Riccius, Tim Peterson, Christina Frost (Sozo's Coffee Roasting & Expresso Bar)

Larissa Tauber, Christina Yates, Jackie Thebo (MI 1 Auto Corrects)

Lisa Brown, Jenny Dinehart, Kaye Weaver  (The Eagles - Independent Bank)

Daneena Anderson, Rachael Crissman, Maureen Meade (Merc-Bees - Mercantile Bank of Michigan)

Lynn Mason, William R. Coffey, Calvin Smith (Spell Casters - Ionia County Democratic Party)

Doris Tubergen, Sharon Page, Maureen Reeder (Ag Avengers- Tubergen Farms)

Patti Wilder, Linda Hill, Lindsey Leak (PFCU- Portland Federal Credit Union)

Dave O'Mara, Gwen O'Mara, Jill Simmons (Haight to Spell - Fred Haight Agency)

Jennifer Baker, Brittany Dillon, Jared Seigel (Souper Spelers - Verdun's Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service)

Adam Rewa, Jody Rewa, Chris Brown (SSPP - SS Peter and Paul)

 

Emcee- Daniel Mitchell

Pronouncer - John Milewski

Judges:

Mitch Mercer                         Daniele Reisbig

Ed Cody                                 Cheri Meier

Darcie Meade                        Onnette Meier

Kevin Meade                         Sue McCoy

Thank you to everyone who attended the dinner and came to cheer on their favorite spelling team.   We appreciate all of your support for literacy in Ionia County.

 


Ionia County Literacy Council

301 West Main Street

Ionia, MI 48846

616-389-8529