WATCH LIVE: The 2017 WCPO Regional Spelling Bee

WATCH LIVE: The 2017 WCPO Regional Spelling Bee
Posted at 9:14 AM, Mar 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-18 14:22:29-04

SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- The Tri-State's best spellers are competing today in the WCPO 9 On Your Side Regional Spelling Bee.

The Region I Kentucky-Indiana Spelling Bee began at 2 p.m. Watch live in the player below:


Sheridan Hennessy, a fifth-grader from Hyde Park School, won the Region II Ohio Spelling Bee earlier in the day. Her final word was "inviolable."

Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy in Sycamore Township hosted both competitions.

The winner from each region will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in late May. There, they will compete with hundreds of spellers from across the country and beyond.