Butler Elementary School
Vance Erwin, grade 5, son of Tom and Cheryl Erwin, spelled ardent to win. Runner-up Madison Schaaf, grade 6, daughter of John and Meggin Schaaf.
Country Meadow Elementary School
Darlen Harris, grade 5, daughter of David and Jodi Harris, spelled incoherently to win. Runner-up Trevor Wineland, grade 5, son of Nicole and Shannon Wineland.
DeKalb Middle School
Aspen Bell, grade 8, daughter of David and Jennifer Bell, spelled idyll to win. Runner-up Hunter Grate, grade 8, son of Brad and Karen Grate.
Eastside Junior Senior High School
Katrina Knowlton, grade 7, daughter of Walter and Tonia Knowlton, spelled unwonted to win. Runner-up Trevor Baird, grade 8, son of Christina Pawul.
James R. Watson Elementary School
Jackson Lee, grade 5, son of Josh and Jennifer Lee, spelled weakness to win. Runner-up Gracie Payton, grade 5, daughter of Chad and Lyndsay Haverstock.
McKenney-Harrison Elementary School
Reese Matthews, grade 4, son of Dan and Ruth Matthews, spelled conclude to win. Runner-up Caleigh Yarian, grade 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Yarian.
Riverdale Elementary School
Grace Brunson, grade 6, daughter of Gary and Char Brunson, spelled enamel to win. Runner-up Alan Ives, grade 6, son of Melanie and Kurt Ives.
St. Joseph Catholic School
Libby Detcher, grade 6, daughter of Dave and Amy Demske, spelled parasite to win. Runner-up Regina Novy, grade 8, daughter of Thomas Novy.
Waterloo Elementary School
Jannessa Bailey, grade 5, daughter of Robert Malott and Vanessa Bailey, spelled conclude to win. Runner-up Caitlyn Bradshaw, grade 5, of Mike and Lisa Bradshaw.