Fritel, Jaggi spell their way to state ‘Bee’

Grayson Fettig, Andrew Fritel and Jacob Jaggi (left to right) were the top finishers in the Dunn County Spelling Bee held Feb. 13. Fritel and Jaggi will be competing at the state Spelling Bee March 18 in Bismarck. Hearld Photo / Sheri Ramos

Andrew Fritel and Jacob Jaggi will be going to Bismarck March 18 for the state shampionships after winning the Dunn County berths in a competition Feb. 13.

The spellers were the top finishers out of a field of 14 competitors.

In the Dunn County competition, Mrs. Denice Sayler was the coordinator and Mrs. Nicole Nowitzki was the pronouncer. The judges/correctors were Mrs. Cindy Agre, Mrs. Fayleen Fischer and Mrs. Marh Wheeling.

The Dunn County competitors were: Front row (left to right) Carlos Vidaurri (6th grade-Halliday), Grayson Fettig (6th grade-Killdeer), Dara Sanqui (5th grade-Killdeer), Ryann Wardrobe, Matthew Fritel (4th grade-Killdeer), Jacob Jaggi (4th grade-Killdeer) and Rachel Luther (4th grade-Killdeer). In the back row are Dalton Swenson (6th grade-Halliday), Abby Hardersen (6th grade-Killdeer), Makiah Fox (7th grade-Killdeer), Miles Roberts (8th grade-Killdeer), Clancy Boltz (5th grade-Killdeer), Isaac Jaggi (8th grade-Killdeer) and Andrew Fritel (7th grade-Killdeer). Hearld Photo / Sheri Ramos

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