Florence Rideout Elementary Spelling Bee winners

WILTON – Fifth grader Logan Blais emerged as the winner of the annual Florence Rideout Elementary School spelling bee. It took eight rounds before he outspelled the other eight contestants representing all the classes in grades three, four and five. He will now represent the school in the state contest. Logan’s winning word was extricate. Finishing second was fifth grader Madelyn Hall with Xanadu. The bee was held on Wednesday, Jan. 23. All participants received a certificate and Logan received a trophy.