2022 Spelling Bee Winners

4th Grade


1st - Parvathy Nambiar, Clive

2nd - Josh Stoffel, Peosta

3rd - Victor Romero, Davenport

Arnob Choudhury, Cedar Falls

Tommy Juergens, Carroll

Leo Schmitt, Storm Lake

Charlotte Boeke, Cedar Falls

Nicole Gibbins, Storm Lake


5th Grade


1st - Liam Shelke, Galena, IL

2nd - Lydia Niewoehner, Manson

3rd - Jaden Gordon, Moline, IL

Levi Lindgren, Newell

Henry Hoeger, Monticello

Blessing Matisko, Sheldon

Jack Poss, Ames

Valentina Freiburger, Altoona


6th Grade


1st - AJ Fitzgerald, Cedar Falls

2nd - Marc Maina, Emmetsburg

3rd - Anna Schuette, Arcadia

Ramona Saavedra-DuBord, Cedar Falls

Carter Knupp, Minburn

Brody Wren, Davenport

Liam Hannan, Dubuque

Raylee Lindgren, Sheldon


7th Grade


1st - Kyle Europa, Emmetsburg

2nd - Max Fazio, Urbandale

3rd - Wesley Heath, West Liberty

George Woodhouse IV, Dubuque

Jonathan Klapatauskas, Dubuque

Ojas Pawar, West Des Moines

Elliana Antoine, Milford


Special Thank You to State Spelling Bee Director, Eric Field, and all the councils who hosted local and regional spelling bees in 2022.


Vivat Jesus!


Tim Simodynes

Council 2230, Ames

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