COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Dozen of kids skipped class today to show off their spelling skills.
25 students participated in the Blackmon Road Middle School spelling bee in their media center.
After a long back and forth between the final two, the winner was seventh grader Blake McNeil.
The runner-up was sixth grader Savera Patel.
News Leader 9's Jason Dennis was the caller for the spelling bee.
The winning word was plaintiff.