7th grader Wesley Wells won the Bayside Spelling Bee on Monday, January 9.
Fourteen spellers from Grades 4–8 competed in the Spelling Bee. After 14 rounds, 7th grader Wesley Wells was declared the winner and 7th grader Caroline Ernest named the runner-up, with 4th grader Jeremy Ou rounding out the top three. The championship word was provocation.
Wesley will represent Bayside Academy in the Baldwin County Spelling Bee in Loxley.