On Saturday, March 17th The Local Scripps Spelling Bee was held at the Blount Chapel. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area and Danville Host Lions Club sponsored this event in conjunction With Averett University. After 5 rounds Ryan Crawford from Sacred Heart School was pronounced the 1st place winner. Cealidh Hicks from Twin Springs Elementary School was pronounced the 2nd place winner and Jonathan Nguyen from Woodberry Hills Elementary School was pronounced the 3rd place winner. The National Scripps Spelling Bee will be held on May 27th through June 1st at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. This was Ryan’s second year winning the Local Scripps Spelling Bee. Good luck to him for the Nationals! For more information, please call Pat Daniel (434)792-3700 Ext. 234.