Lakes Bee scheduled March 6
The Lakes Bee, a regional spelling bee sponsored by the National Joint Powers Alliance, will be held at 1:30 p.m., March 6, at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. Registration will begin at 1 p.m.
The champion of the Lakes Bee will receive a free trip to Washington D.C. to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Forestview Middle School students who will compete are eighth-graders Lauren Crabtree, Lauren Benson, Danielle Dotseth, Megan Hensel and Maison Jobe; and seventh-graders Renzen Caughey and Jimmy Lin against students in Central Minnesota. Typically about 50 students compete in the regional bee.