Piatt County Spelling Bee Participants. Congratulations to the Piatt County Spelling Bee participants from Cerro Gordo Elementary School, (l-r) 4th grade Sabrina Sterling, 5th grade Ramie Shaffer, 6th grade Harley Boedecker, 7th grade Samantha Sterling, and 8th grade Brenden Puckett. The Piatt County Spelling Bee at Deland-Weldon Elementary School. The overall winner was 8th Grader Taylor Simnick from Monticello. The runner up was 6th grader Emma Dunn from Deland-Weldon.