Merrimack Middle School holds Watkins Spelling Contest

Merrimack Middle School hosted its annual Watkins Spelling Contest on Jan. 14.

The winner was Gauri Menon. These other students were team winners and participated in the final contest: Ethan Burns, Alex Jobin, Grace MacIntyre, Matt Majchrzak, Scott Peyton and Ryan Williams.

On Saturday, Feb. 27, Gauri will participate in the Regional Spelling Bee at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord.

Contest runners-up were Matt, second place; Scott, third place; and Ryan, fourth place.

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