Student wins spelling bee
Hico Elementary School held its annual spelling bee on Dec. 15. Mrs. Key, Hico principal, served as the caller. Mrs. Post, Hico's coordinator, and Toni Cox and Randy Moss, from IIG, served as judges.
Eight fourth- and fifth- grade students participated.
They were as follows: Fourth grade — Devin Brazzel, Makaila Bordelon, Jamie Farrar, Aeryn Jones and Angel Martin; fifth grade — Marquis Kennedy, Hannah Lee and Kendall McNeal.
Students competed for 12 rounds before Hannah Lee emerged as Hico's spelling bee champion.