2021 SEDC Regional Spelling Bee Competition and Results

The top 3 spellers from Millard, Beaver, Iron and Washington counties competed on April 13, 2021 to crown the top three spellers in the SEDC Region. For reference, our region is the geographical size of West Virginia and includes over 50 thousand students in over 100 schools. Even just being a part of this competition is a big honor!

View the 3rd SEDC Regional Spelling Bee below or here on our YouTube Channel.


  • 1st Place: Derek Allen from Iron Springs Elementary in Iron County. Championship Word: flambeau
  • 2nd Place: Ryeesa Rose from Fiddlers Elementary in Iron County. Out on ‘diffidence’ in Round 16
  • 3rd Place: Stetson Christensen from Three Peaks Elementary in Iron County. Out on ‘espionage’ in Round 11

Congratulations to our top three as well as ALL of the qualifying spellers this year!

Competitors from other counties:

  • Beaver County:
    • Landon Blackner, Minersville School
    • Kailee Coombs, Minersville School
    • Brylie Hollingshead, Minersville School
  • Millard County:
    • Halle Topham, Delta North Elementary
    • Wyatt Wilcox, Fillmore Elementary
    • Jaren Dekker, Delta North Elementary
  • Washington County:
    • William Jeffs, Diamond Valley
    • Dylan McCook, Dixie Middle School (qualified, but did not compete)
    • Maddison Mercer, LaVerkin Elementary