FORT WAYNE — Fifteen county spelling bee champions from northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio will compete at the 66th Annual Journal Gazette Regional Spelling Bee.
The competition will be presented by STAR Financial Bank on Saturday, March 7, at Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Rhinehart Music Center. Spelling will begin at 10 a.m. in the Rhinehart Recital Hall, said a news release from The Journal Gazette and STAR Financial Bank.
The winner of the Regional Spelling Bee will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. in May. The winner will also receive a one-year subscription to Merriam-Webster Unabridged Online, The Samuel Louis Sugarman Award, and a one-year subscription to Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Premium.
Twelve-year-old Titiksha Gorhe from Lincoln Elementary School in Warsaw is one of 15 students scheduled to compete.
View the full list of competitors below: