SPELLING BEE: Ames Boy Competing In D.C.
An Ames boy is in Washington D.C. showing off his spelling skills.
Zander Reed is making his second appearance at the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
The 11-year-old competed last year but didn’t make it to the semi-finals.
The first phase of preliminaries began today with a computerized test. Prelims will wrap up tomorrow with the first two rounds of the spelling competition.
People can watch it on ESPN 3 Wednesday at 8 a.m.
The new champ will decided on Thursday.