2015-01-17 / The Bullhorn

Daniel Mayo wins RCS Spelling Bee

PHOTO/STORY BY JACKSON WOODY

The 2015 Roxboro Community School Spelling Bee, which lasted for 46 rounds, ended in a crossfire of words between runner up Carter Hall and winner Daniel Mayo. The winning word was Madagascar. Mayo said representing his school was like “Winning the lottery, and then realizing you were off a number.” Both boys studied “A whole darn lot.” Mayo has gone to the National Scripps Spelling Bee in the past.

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