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41st Annual Lawrence County Spelling Bee
Updated March 1, 2015 8:49 AM | Filed under: Education
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(BEDFORD) - The 41st Annual Lawrence County Spelling Bee begins Tuesday afternoon at Shafer Auditorium.

1340 AM WBIW is hosting the event. Representatives from 16 schools are competing for the title and the public is invited to the free event to support their favorite contestant.

Elementary champions will begin competing Tuesday in hopes to win the title and an opportunity to take on the middle school champions on Wednesday.

Competition begins at 4:30 p.m. both days and is free for any member of the public to attend.

If you can't attend the event, it will be broadcast on 1340 WBIW both days at 6:30p.m. It will also be streaming online here at

All participants will receive a 1340 AM WBIW Spelling Bee t-shirt and a certificate. The top three will also receive a bee bobble-head trophy. The overall Spelling Bee champion will receive a $100 cash prize provided by Bedford Federal Savings Bank and a pizza party, provided by Marcos Pizza, for their homeroom.

The winner of Wednesday's competition will then advance to the 2015 Ford Motor Company Kentucky Derby Festival Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 21 at the Kentucky Center for the Arts.

The Spelling Bee Champion of 2014 was Jathan Howe, from Shawswick Middle School.

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