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An ineffable victory

The top spellers in the Morris Area Schools Spelling Bee are (clockwise from back left) John Huebner, Beau Blanchard, Brenna Monroe and Peter Erickson.2 / 2

For the third year, Peter Erickson is the Morris Area Schools spelling bee winner.

Erickson scored his "three-peat" win on Monday night by correctly spelling "ineffable."

A total of 24 students in grades 5 through 8 participated in the Bee.

Coming in second was Brenna Monroe, followed by Beau Blanchard and John Huebner.

Erickson is now eligible to participate in the Regional Spelling Bee.