The 2014 Blue Valley Middle Spelling Bee lasted an exciting 11 rounds.
Twelve students participated spelling words that ranged from easy to intermediate. The last 3 standing consisted of Abby (6th Grade), Michaela (8th Grade), and Katie (8th Grade). The champion round came down to Katie, who won with the final word, carriage.
Katie will be attending the Riley County Spelling Bee on Saturday February 8th in the Little Theater in Manhattan West High School at 10 am. Michaela will serve as alternate to Katie.