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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.

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.