Zoe Brookes, left, runner-up at Cassville Middle School's sixth-grade spelling bee on Tuesday, and Bridgette Sutter, winner of the bee, speak with Melanie Stringer, Cassville Middle School principal, about the next phase of spelling bee competition. The two will head to the Joplin Globe Spelling Bee on March 17 at Missouri Southern State University, with Sutter in line to compete and Brookes to go as an alternate. Sutter won the competition by correctly spelling the words "cholesterol" and "discontinue." Kyle Troutmanemail@example.com
Cassville Middle School announced the winners of its sixth-grade spelling bee on Tuesday.