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Fort Myers sixth-grader wins Lee County Spelling Bee

Posted at 4:29 PM, Mar 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-08 07:17:21-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Fort Myers middle school student has earned a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May.

Cypress Lake Middle School sixth-grader Isabel Liu won the Lee County Spelling Bee on Wednesday.

The school reports that after the second place student made an error, Isabel had to correctly spell two words, and she performed like a champion.

She advances to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which begins May 27 in National Harbor, Maryland, just outside Washington, DC.