The annual Spelling Bee took place in Gilmer Gym on January 11th. Participants spelled for almost an hour and a half. The winning word was vegetation. Congratulations to Joel Layne (winner) and Hadley Puckett (runner up) for their outstanding job in the 2018 Spelling Bee. Each of you made us so proud in the Lower School/Middle School Fuqua Spelling Bee. Participants were Avary Collins, Carter McCarty, Holt Mason, Grayson Newcomb, Olivia Elam, Hadley Puckett, Luke Jarrett, Joel Layne, Olivia Fortune and Corbin Tinsley. Alternates were Ava Thrasher, Grace Mau, Camden Wood, Marissa Dempsey and Ella Estes.