Submitted by Bill Tipple
Bellefontaine Middle School held its annual spelling bee Wednesday afternoon.
30 students in grades 6-8 competed in the bee, which was held in the library.
In the 16th round, seventh-grader Caden Yoder correctly spelled “undine” to become the champion.
Classmate Sloan Stolly was runner-up.
Both students have qualified for the Logan County Spelling Bee at the Holland Theatre on January 17th at 6 p.m.
Yoder will also take an online spelling and vocabulary test in January to advance toward the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Yoder is the son of Colin & Carrie Yoder.
Stolly is the daughter of Josh & Whitney Stolly.
Lindy Martin was the moderator at BMS.
Angie Horvath and Julie Kurtz were the judges.
Earlier this week, Eva Wilson won the spelling bee at Bellefontaine Intermediate School.