On Monday, February 5, 2018, FHS JH students traveled to Diller, Nebraska for the Jefferson County Spelling Bee. Other schools attending were Diller-Odell, Tri-County, Meridian and St. Paul’s Lutheran School. Each school brought ten students. Participating for Fairbury were 8th graders Caleb Trimm, Alissa York, Zane Grizzle, Marlaney Deras, Brigham Scheetz, Grason Cundiff, and Aly Kuzelka. 7th graders were Hannah Robertson, Brant Gillham and Beckett Chappell. Placing in the top ten were Brigham Scheetz 10th, Zane Grizzle 8th, Alissa York 7th, Aly Kuzelka 5th and 1st place Caleb Trimm! Caleb qualified for the Omaha World-Herald Midwest Spelling Bee in Omaha on March 17th.