Watson Chapel student winner in spelling contest


Marquez Brentley Jr. won the Jefferson County Spelling Bee for the kindergarten division Feb. 14 at the Pine Bluff Little Theatre.

He is a kindergartner at Edgewood Elementary School in the Watson Chapel School District.

Marquez is the son of Marquez Brentley Sr. and Courtney Brentley of Pine Bluff and his grandparents are Wilma Dorn, Albert and Barbara Dorn and Karen Brentley.

Other winners for Watson Chapel were Skylar Fallis in the second grade, who won 2nd place, and Kayla Edgerson in the third grade, who won 3rd place.