BCS sweeps County Spelling Bee

BCS sweeps County Spelling Bee
Posted on 01/21/2022
Max Fissel (left) and Blakely Vollrath

Bellefontaine City Schools swept top honors in the 2022 Logan County Spelling Bee at Riverside Thursday night.

Bellefontaine Middle School eighth-grader Max Fissel was crowned champion.

Bellefontaine Intermediate School fifth-grader Blakely Vollrath was runner-up.

Fissel spelled “Cantonese” to advance to the championship word. He then spelled “poultice” to win the title.

Fissel is the son of Mark & Stephanie Fissel.

Vollrath is the daughter of Ben & Jacey Vollrath.

The annual competition went 14 rounds, including a three-round spell-off.

The spelling bee featured twelve students from Bellefontaine, Benjamin Logan, Indian Lake, and Riverside.

The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center hosted the spelling bee.

Erica Baer was the emcee.

Shawn McElroy, Cammie Honaker, and Andrea Watts served as judges.

Photos: Max Fissel (left) and Blakely Vollrath

Other photos from the spelling bee
Logan County Spelling Bee

Logan County Spelling Bee

Logan County Spelling Bee

Logan County Spelling Bee
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