Local student advances to Spelling Bee finals

Local student advances to Spelling Bee finalsZachary Sanders a Ridgecrest Charter School seventh grade student advanced to finals in the Kern County Spelling Bee after winning first place in Division 2 (grades 4-8) during district competition. He will compete at the county level on March 11 in Bakersfield.

Other Ridgecrest Charter School students placing in the recent spelling bee were Division 1 (grades K-three), first place, second grader Maximilian Parks; second place, second grader Citlali Tellez; and third place third grader Hannah Morehead. Fourth grader Ashton Hess took second place in Division 2, with fifth grader Ber Meyer winning third place.

Story First Published: 2013-03-06