You could say that Jacob Howard, a sixth-grader at Leslie Middle School, has a way with words.
After winning the Salem-Keizer District Spelling Contest last April as a fifth-grade student at Candalaria Elementary, Jacob went on to win the Marion County Regional Contest in May.
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Can you spell "credenza” “zucchini” “hypocrisy" off the top of your head? The Top 3 students in today's Salem-Keizer District Spelling Contest sure can!!! Results 1. Jacob Howard/Candalaria Elementary 2. Lila Hull/Valley Inquiry Charter 3. Sophia Ellsworth/Kalapuya Elementary
That qualified him for the Oregon Statewide Spe