Merrimack Middle School holds spelling contest

MERRIMACK – Merrimack Middle School hosted its annual Watkins Spelling Contest on Jan. 20.

The winner was Dylan Driscoll.

Runners-up were Sophia Kim, second; Robert Sawdey, third; and Jared Vitchkowski, fourth.

These students also were team winners and participated in the final contest: Troy Church, Matt Majchrzak and Sarah Watson.

All contestants received cash prizes and gift cards contributed by the Watkins Trust.

Dylan will participate in the regional spelling bee at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord on Saturday, Feb. 28.