3rd Grade: Bentley Reynolds and Camille Harris
4th Grade: Parker Brown and Lenzi Cagle
5th Grade: Chase Kniskern and Jack Moore
6th Grade: Corbin Kerley and Naaman Ballentine
7th Grade: Kevin Moreno and McKennon Hiatt
8th Grade: Chris Carlisle and Abraham Rivera
After three rounds and one championship round, 6th-grade student Naaman Ballentine won the bee with 8th grader Abraham Rivera and 5th grader Jack Moore earning runner-up status.
Naaman will go on to represent Mount Airy City Schools in the 2022 Carolina Panthers North Carolina Regional Spelling Bee presented by Bank of America on March 13.