Mike Jaffe and Carol Fox won the recent Local Senior Adult Spelling Bee held at the Morton Grove Public Library March 19.
Jaffe took first place and Fox was the runner up. The two winners competed for eighteen rounds and the winning word was “circumstantial.”
Both will go on to compete at the Regional Level Senior Spelling Bee, which is scheduled for June 12 at the Maine Township Town Hall, 1700 Ballard Road.
The winner and runner up of the Regional Bee will advance to the state level bee at the Illinois State Fair on Aug. 10.