Upper Arlington City Schools News Article

Elementary students place 5th in national vocabulary contest

Twelve UA Schools elementary students achieved the highest honors in the WordMasters Challenge, a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 125,000 students. The fifth-grade team scored an impressive 184 points out of a possible 200 in the second of three meets this year, placing fifth in the nation.

Competing in the very difficult Gold Division of the WordMasters Challenge, students from Upper Arlington Schools who achieved outstanding results in the meet include the following fifth graders:

  • Barrington Elementary: Haley H.

  • Greensview Elementary: Marin A., Jerry K., Sami M., Tejas P., Nikhil R. and Matthew S.

  • Wickliffe Elementary: Tycho G., Evan M., West M. and Kate T.

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