The words ranged from “weird” to “wasabi” in a county-wide spelling bee Tuesday.
Dillon Brock won the Hardin County Derby Festival Spelling Bee at the Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School. Brock, a seventh-grader from West Hardin Middle School, won with the word “Gestapo.”
The runner-up in the contest was Teresia Buissereth, a fifth-grader at G.C. Burkhead Elementary School.