Patel wins county bee

Published 12:41 am Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Straughn Middle School’s Taj Patel is headed to the Alabama state spelling bee. Patel won the Covington County Spelling Bee after 106 rounds. The winning word was zephyr. This will be his third appearance at the state spelling bee, and he holds the title of being the youngest participant, first attending when he was 6. | Courtesy photo