Antioch Middle School eighth-grader Joseph Benson, 14, won the 2018 Jackson-Clay County Spelling Bee on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, during at Woodneath Library in Kansas City, Mo. It is the second year Benson, who won by correctly spelling “frivolous” in the 30th round, has been crowned the top speller.
Antioch Middle School eighth-grader Joseph Benson, 14, won the 2018 Jackson-Clay County Spelling Bee on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, during at Woodneath Library in Kansas City, Mo. It is the second year Benson, who won by correctly spelling “frivolous” in the 30th round, has been crowned the top speller. Karen Ridder Special to The Star
Antioch Middle School eighth-grader Joseph Benson, 14, won the 2018 Jackson-Clay County Spelling Bee on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, during at Woodneath Library in Kansas City, Mo. It is the second year Benson, who won by correctly spelling “frivolous” in the 30th round, has been crowned the top speller. Karen Ridder Special to The Star

Antioch Middle School eighth-grader repeats as spelling bee champion

March 03, 2018 01:00 AM