MLive/Jackson Citizen Patriot Spelling Bee

JACKSON, MI (WLNS) – More than 60 kids in mid-Michigan are taking their shot to be this year’s top speller.

Today is the MLive/Jackson Citizen Patriot Spelling Bee. ESPN3 will be there and will televise and stream the competition live.

64 fifth through eighth graders from 26 schools will square off.

The winner gets an all-expenses paid trip to Washington D.C. to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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