Vollrath wins BIS Spelling Bee

Vollrath wins BIS Spelling Bee
Posted on 11/17/2021
Blakely Vollrath wins the spelling bee.

Bellefontaine Intermediate School held its annual spelling bee on Wednesday.

34 fifth-graders competed in the bee, which was livestreamed by WBCS this year.

In the 10th round, Blakely Vollrath correctly spelled “contorted” to become the champion.

Desmond Clark was runner-up.

Both students have qualified for the Logan County Spelling Bee at Riverside on January 20th at 6 p.m.

Vollrath will also take an online spelling and vocabulary test in January to advance toward the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Blakely is the daughter of Ben & Jacey Vollrath.

Clark is the son of Doug & Kirsten Clark.

Donna Brunner was the moderator at BIS.

Angie Horvath and Katie Davis were the judges.

Bellefontaine Middle School will host their spelling bee on Tuesday, November 30th.

Photos: Blakely Vollrath wins the spelling bee.

Blakely Vollrath (left) and Desmond Clark

Other spellers participate in the bee.

Blakely Vollrath (left) and Desmond Clark

BIS Spelling Bee

BIS Spelling Bee

BIS Spelling Bee
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