The first-grade classes at Schuyler Avenue Elementary School, Wyoming Valley West School District, Kingston, recently held its annual spelling bee. Students in Lenora Minetola's and Sara Pape's classes competed. Michaela Shillabeer won first place. Participants, from left, first row: Alyssa Sciandra; Sophie Vincent; Zachary Phillips; Kim Nguyen, third-place winner; Sierra DiBiase, second-place winner; Shillabeer; Savannah Serrano; Ghalijah Harris; Justin Shaffner; and Liam Hartman. Second row: Charles Brewer, Sully Gombeda, Chase Griffiths, Carrie Barletta, Paige Sipsky, Jasmine Mathan, Abigail Roe, Ashanti Jones-Rampel, Ivan Prodanets, Zachary Magoski, Malachi Ezad, Aaron Barber, Jacob Stillarty, Joseph Rossavik and Novah Coryell. Third row: Brian Biga, Joshua Zuccaro, Jordan Turak, Hunter Rubano, Alexis Nastanski, Elizabeth Rivera, Haylie Brieling, Alyssa Pearson, Thanaporn Meejinda, Giana Rossi, Chance D'Agostino, Jorden Millirons, Jordyn Kiehart, Logan Dwyer, Scarlet Dombek, Aaliyah Castillo and Zoe McNeill.