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February 20, 2013

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Page 16 February 20, 2013 2013 La Paz County Spelling Bee Champion Parker, Arizona - In an unprecedented, exciting ���nal round of more than 23 words, Aubry Herrell, an eighth grade student at Wallace Junior High School was named the 2013 La Paz County Spelling Bee Champion. Close competitor, Jacob Gatter, a 7th grade student at Quartzsite Elementary School, was the runner-up. Not only did Aubry receive a championship trophy, but Wallace Jr. High School will proudly display the traveling La Paz County Spelling Bee Championship Trophy until next year���s contest. Additionally, Aubry���s name will be permanently added to the perpetual plaque that is on display at the County Education Service Agency Of���ce. Additional photos of this exciting event are located on our website . Aubry is the 13 year old daughter of Jaime and Brian Herrell. She will represent our county at the state competition to be held March 23rd at the KAET Channel 8 Studios located on the Ari- ates Gift Certific Available zona State University campus in Tempe. The county contest, held February 12th at the La Paz County Board of Supervisor���s Building, had a crowd of family and friends cheering for their school winners. Judges for the event were Deanna Beaver, PUSD Governing Board Member; Leah Castro, County Treasurer; and Richard Tozer, AWC Interim Associate Dean of La Paz Services. Dru Waggoner, La Paz County ESA Director, was the Pronouncer. La Paz County School Superintendent, Janice Shelton, expressed her appreciation for their time and capable service. She also recognized Sandi Harper, Chief Deputy for the County Education Service Agency, for assisting with the event and all the site coordinators who held the individual school competitions. Thanks were also given to La Paz County Board of Supervisor���s for providing the facilities and certi���cates and Joyce Curen from Look-n-See for engraving services. Pictured above, left to right are: Janice Shelton, County School Superintendent Aubry Herrell, Champion Jacob Gatter, Runner-Up Besides the winners, fourteen students from around the county, won the chance to represent their school. Reflexology Those students were: Do you have Neuropathy, Diabetes, Poor Circulation, or Just Aches & Pains? Put your feet in my hands and let Nature start to heal Call for your appointment today! New Location, Same old Price! 1 hour session $30 80 W. Sunset, Quartzsite South of Herb���s Hardware 928-276-1267 Sunday Worship: 10am & 6pm Wednesday Service: 6pm Phone: 928-927-5035 HWY. 50-95 ROCK SHOP ���Come join our Family where the Love of Jesus is preached��� 375 E. Sunrise St. Quartzsite NOW OPEN IN QUARTZSITE! Lapidary Tools & Supplies, Beads, Findings, Wire, Gift Items, Mineral Specimens, Rough rock, Slabs, Jewelry, Turquoise- Rough, Jewelry & Huge Selection of Cabs. Dealer for Lortone, Barranca, Covington, Diamond Pacific, Inland, Raytech & others. MOST BEADS & FINDINGS 50% OFF HUGE SELECTION OF NEW & USED EQUIPMENT In the old J & S Covers Bldg. on Hwy. 95 N between Best Auto & Grubstake. 645 N. Central, Quartzsite 775-781-2047 cell SOCK-IT-TO-ME ssock ED! lity Qua E PRICSOCKS U VAL IABETIC KD OPEN Mon-Sat. 11-5 Blue Diamond Turquoise Hand Rolled Beads by William Murdoch Nicole Beckett and Vanessa Martinez from Bouse Elementary; William Adams and Ciana Rios from Ehrenberg School; Lizbeth Marquez and Jose Ortiz from Le Pera School; Colton Robertson from Quartzsite School; Vitaliy Kolontayev and Keimy Reyes from Salome School; Angelo Carballo and Maisyn Edwards from Wallace Elementary; Jonathan Page from Wallace Junior High; and Cynthia Montes and Silvia Mendoza from Wenden School. K Clog Sandals- Men���s & Ladies K Gurkee Sandals K Perry Suspenders K Reversible Women���s Vests K Bling Zipper Vests K Large Selection of Beautiful Scarves K Bling Women���s Hats One of a kind hand dyed/hand painted Jackets PLUS lots of matching accessories TYSON WELLS CENTRE FRONT ROW - E. KUEHN 800-565-7593

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