Fitchpatrick named Sidney Holy Angels Spelling Bee Champion


The winners of the Sidney Holy Angels Spelling be, left to right: Colin Potts, third place; Ryan Fitchpatrick, first place; Carter Rigel, second place.

The winners of the Sidney Holy Angels Spelling be, left to right: Colin Potts, third place; Ryan Fitchpatrick, first place; Carter Rigel, second place.


Participants of the 2019/2020 spelling bee.


SIDNEY — The annual Holy Angels Spelling Bee was held Wednesday, Jan. 8. Thirty students, grades 4 through 8, competed.

After 15 rounds, eighth-grade student Ryan Fitchpatrick was named champion. The winning word was spleen. Ryan is the daughter of Ronald and Robin Fitchpatrick, of Sidney.

Ryan will compete at The Lima News Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 21.

Sixth-grade student Carter Rigel was named runner- up. Colin Potts, a seventh grade student, earned third place.

The winners of the Sidney Holy Angels Spelling be, left to right: Colin Potts, third place; Ryan Fitchpatrick, first place; Carter Rigel, second place.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/01/web1_HOLYANGELS-BEE1.jpgThe winners of the Sidney Holy Angels Spelling be, left to right: Colin Potts, third place; Ryan Fitchpatrick, first place; Carter Rigel, second place.

Participants of the 2019/2020 spelling bee.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/01/web1_HOLYANGELS-BEE2.jpgParticipants of the 2019/2020 spelling bee.