Earning second place was Mackenzie Gambill, daughter of Nicole Wood and a student at Bradford Junior High. Nicole Brocious, daughter of April and Jeff Brocious and a student at Franklin Monroe elementary, placed third.
Also competing were Ceirek Daniels, Mississinawa Valley elementary; Mekenna Anderson, Tri-Village Elementary; Bailey Stammen, Ansonia Junior High; Wills Troutwine, Arcanum Middle School; Macy Schepis, Tri-Village Junior High; Jacob Shellabarger, Franklin Monroe Junior High; Reece Stammen, Ansonia Elementary; Caleb Flora, Bradford Elementary; Jonathan Riley, Arcanum Elementary; and William Cozart, Jr., Mississinawa Valley Junior High.
Moderator for the competition was April Wulber, Darke County Educational Service Center. Judi York and PJ Burgett were the coordinators; Lorraine Hart, pronouncer; Dave Shellhaas, Darke County Educational Service Center, roundkeeper; Carl Jones and Patty Bernard, judges.
The event was hosted by Bradford Exempted Village School.
|Nicole Brocious, James McClure and Mackenzie Gambill|