Friday, Feb. 2

Butler Community College will host the annual Butler County Spelling Bee at 1 p.m., on Feb. 2.  
This is the college’s tenth year to sponsor the county-wide spelling bee. Spelling bee winners from 27 elementary and middle schools will participate in this event that is conducted by library services at Butler Community College.
First, second and third place champions will advance to the Sunflower Spelling Bee on March 3 at Fort Hays State University. The Sunflower Spelling Bee is hosted by The Kansas Press Association. The winner of the Sunflower Spelling Bee qualifies for participation in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.