Area students participated in the Regional Spelling Bee at Big Bay de Noc School on Feb. 19. The winners from this competition, pictured above, will advance to the U.P. Final Bee on March 12 in Ishpeming and Negaunee. At top left, from left: fifth graders Ava Fleck(first place), Emma Fiegel (second place), and Zeta Keyes (third place). At top right: sixth graders Katie Troyer (first place), Madison Schwartz (second place), Nicole Parrish (third place), and Josh Gillespie (fourth place). At bottom left: eighth graders Nolan Raredon (third place), Lucas Sundling (second place), and Alexis Russell (first place). Not pictured: seventh grade winners.