Area students — more than 50 of them — will compete Tuesday in the 27th annual The Sun News Regional Spelling Bee for a chance to represent the Grand Strand at the national Scripps National Spelling Bee.
The spelling bee Tuesday is free and will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach High School auditorium. To view a live broadcast, go to http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/2015/03/01/4817387/live-coverage-of-the-27th-annual.html .
The winner will receive an all-expense paid trip funded by The Sun News and The Sun News Educational Foundation for themselves and a chaperone to attend the National Spelling Bee May 24-29. Other prizes will be awarded to all contestants.