COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Several students competed in Richards Middle School's spelling bee Monday.
Thirty-one students strived to be the winner of the competition. News Leader 9's Jason Dennis was the announcer of the words.
Seventh-grader Jaylin Flegler won the spelling bee after spelling the final word, "cabaret." He will compete in the district-wide bee in early 2018.
The runner-up was sixth-grader, Rishi Yarlagadda.