WH junior high student wins county contest

Saumya Sharman, a White Hall Junior High student, was the Jefferson County Spelling Bee winner.

Saumya represented Jefferson County in the state spelling bee March 3 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where she placed in the top 15 in the state.

She won the White Hall Junior High bee, the White Hall District bee, and the Jefferson County bee to get to this point.