On February 27, 2014, several students from Davis-Thomas and Tucker Valley competed in the Tucker County Spelling Bee.
Winners were: Fourth grade – Amara Snider (circumstantial), Fifth grade – Halee Wood (prescription), Sixth grade – Maya Paul (belladonna), Seventh grade – Samantha Bykofsky (nether), Eighth grade – Brandon Zirk (huckster)
Participants were Fourth grade: Andrew Cale, Cassie Davis, Dillon Drenning, Cheyann Gooden, Lilly Plumley, Harper Russell, Amara Snider, Daniel Snyder, Isaac Wagner, & Mallikye Ware.
Fifth grade participants: Wyatt Betler, Alexis Evers, Emma Jo Hockman, Lindsey Hull, Madison Johnson, Autumn Knotts, Karley Kyle, Gracie Rapp, Emma Wamsley, & Halee Wood.
Sixth grade participants: Tristan Anderson, Hunter Collar, Nathan Dearborn, Terra Kuhn, Stacey Moore, Zachary Mowery, Cameron Mullenax, Maya Paul, Jordan Teter, & Haley Tibbs.
Seventh grade participants: Mark Barnes, Samantha Bykofsky, Inza Pacella, Adam Putlovis, Abigail Simmons, Kaleb Snider, & Zoie Witt.
Eighth grade participants: Garret Bolyard, Elizabeth King, Destiny Meador, Jack Melnick, Nathaniel Rader, & Brandon Zirk.