Lexington Junior High student, Maggie won the State Regional Spelling Bee at Ohio University. The field of competitors included 51 contestants representing 26 Ohio counties. Maggie prevailed through 13 rounds, ultimately winning with the word "gradgrind". Maggie will next compete at the National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC in late May. Here she will face roughly 286 opponents from across the country. Congratulations Maggie!