Four St. Clair area students took part in The Missourian’s annual spelling bee on Saturday at East Central College. Members of the foursome qualified by winning respective competitions at their school. Pictured spelling words during Saturday’s event are, from left, Morgan Puffer, St. Clair Junior High School eighth-grader; Katie North, Edgar Murray Elementary School fourth-grader; Sarah Murphy, Lonedell School eighth-grader; and Keegan Buckthorpe, St. Clare Catholic School fifth-grader.