The 2021 Graham County Spelling Bee was Wednesday evening. Ashlee Horgan, an 11-year-old sixth grader from Pima Elementary School will represent the county at the state spelling bee. She successfully spelled kernel and frivolous in the final round. On March 20, 27 students from across the state will compete to determine who will represent Arizona in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. Michelle Walter, a 13-year-old Thatcher Middle School student, earned second place in Wednesday's competition. 

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