February - March & April 28, 2018

April 29, 2017

Southern Oregon University Pre-College Youth Programs coordinates the Regional Spelling Contest each year, which is level two of the State Spelling Contest sponsored by the Oregon Spellers. Jackson and Josephine counties participate in the regional Spelling Contest with both counties advancing first place winners to the state level.

Review practice words in the 2018 Spelling Booklet [pdf]

For more details about class, school or district contests, contact your child's school directly. Winners advancing to SOU Regional Contest will be sent letters of invitation. 

Winners of the 2017 Regional Spelling Contest

Congratulations to all our winners and participants. All participants had already won for their school and their school district. 

Jackson County

Division I, Grades 1-5  

2017 Div. 1 JA 1st place   Div 1 JA

First Place: Danielle Slayton
Table Rock Elementary

Jackson County Division I

 


Jackson County Division I

First Place: Danielle Slayton, grade 5, Table Rock Elementary, Eagle Point School District
Second Place: Adia Swenson,  grade 5, Jacksonville Elementary, Medford School District
Third Place: Sara Davis, grade 5, Phoenix Elementary, Phoenix-Talent School District

Division II, Grades 6-8

2017 Div. 2 JA 1st place   2017 Div. 2 JA 1st 3rd
First Place: Gideon Peterson
McLoughlin Middle School

Jackson County Division II
  Gideon Peterson, Baylee Heywood and Cooper Johnson
Jackson County Division II

First Place: Gideon Peterson, grade 8, McLoughlin Middle School,  Medford School District
Second Place: Cooper Johnson, grade 8, Scenic Middle School, Central Point School District
Third Place: Baylee Heywood, grade 7, Talent Middle School, Phoenix-Talent School District

Division III, Grades 9-12

2017 Div. 3 ja 1st place tie         
2017 Div. 3 JA 1st 3rd
First Place Tie: Michelle Luchterhand & Josiah Pomeroy 
North Medford High School & Eagle Point High School

Jackson County Division III
  Michelle Luchterhand, Josiah Pomeroy, Abby Easton and Jamie Pulliam
Jackson County Division III

First Place Tie: Michelle Luchterhand , grade 12, North Medford High School, Medford School District
First Place Tie: Josiah Pomeroy, grade 12, Eagle Point High School, Eagle Point School District
Second Place: Abigail Easton, grade 10, South Medford High School, Medford School District
Third Place: Jamie Pulliam, grade 12, Eagle Point High School, Eagle Point School District

Josephine County

Division I, Grades 1-5

2017 Div. 1 JO 1st place 2   2017 Div 1 JO 1 3rd
First Place:
Natalie Hayter, Sunny Wolf Charter School
Josephine County Division I
  Braxton Sheets, Josiah Van Manen and Natalie Hayter
Josephine County Division I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

First Place: Natalie Hayter, grade 5, Sunny Wolf Charter School, Three Rivers School District
Second Place: Braxton Sheets, grade 3, Redwood Elementary School, Grants Pass School District
Third Place: Josiah Van Manen, grade 5, Allendale Elementary School, Grants Pass School District

Division II, Grade 6-8

           2017 Div. 2 JO 1st place                                        2017 Div. 2 JO 1 3rd place
First Place: Billy Lan-Powell
North Middle School

Josephine County Division II
  Anna Macy, Jacqueline Loeliger, and Billy Lan-Powell
Josephine County Division II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Place: Billy Lan-Powell, grade 8, North Middle School, Grants Pass School District
Second Place: Jacqueline Loeliger, grade 8, Lincoln Savage Middle School, Three Rivers School District
Third Place: Anna Macy, grade 8, South Middle School, Grants Pass School District

Division III, Grades 9-12

2017 Div. 3 JO 1st place                                           2017 Div. 3 JO 1st 3rd
First Place: Melia Bents
Grants Pass High School

Josephine County Division III
  Melia Bents, Savannah Vogel and Jay Kniffen
Josephine County Division III

First Place: Melia Bents, grade 12, Grants Pass High School, Grants Pass School District
Second Place: Savannah Vogel, grade 9, Illinois Valley High School, Three Rivers School District
Third Place: Jay Kniffen, grade 12, Illinois Valley High School, Three Rivers School District

 

SOU Youth Programs
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