Congratulations to Parker Pacifico winner of this year's Tri-County Spelling Bee! Parker is in sixth grade at West Geauga Middle School. He competed against spellers from Ashtabula and Lake County. The Ashtabula County winning speller was Matthew Dufour, from Ashtabula Area City Schools. The Lake County winning speller was Alicia Elyassi, from Riverside Local Schools. Great effort by all!
Parker will now advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. to compete. Best of luck in the National Spelling Bee!