March 19, 1984 | The Goshen News
It took about6 90 minutes and 257 words to decide who was the best speller in the county Tuesday night. There were 46 elementary and junior high school students from 13 school systems in the contest at Goshen Hgih School auditorium. Thomas Stickel, 10, only a fifth grader from Jimtown Elementary won in his first trip to the spelling bee. Maggie Beachy, 14, from Fairfield Junior Hgih was Runner-up. Mark Anders, 11, from Jefferson Elementary came in Third.