The 2012 were announced at the last summer Gazebo concert on Aug. 26 in downtown Brighton.
The students, now entering sixth grade, received personal dictionaries engraved with their names from Brighton Kiwanis President Suzanne Richardson.
The 15th annual Brighton Kiwanis Spelling Bee was held in May and was open to all fifth graders who attend . A student from each fifth grade class is a contestant in the spelling bee.
According to Maltby Principal Scott Brenner, the Spelling Bee was broadcasted live throughout the school. Brenner has a plaque displayed in the school of winners' names and the year they won.
The 2012 winners were:
First Place: Conner Young
Second place: Jacob Tomkins
Third place: Lindsey Hillstrom
Fourth place: Alex Hogge
Fifth place: Aldan Busillo
The Brighton Kiwanis Club is committed to the children of our community with the spelling bee and many other school programs. For more information, visit www.brightonkiwanis.com.