Oona Flood wins Earl Warren Spelling Bee

Earl Warren Middle School held a Spelling Bee Feb. 11. Earl Warren student Oona Flood finished first, Lucy Marx placed second and Ethan Hoang took third place.

As the winner of the event, Oona Flood will go on to compete in the 45th annual U-T San Diego Countywide Spelling Bee, which will take place at the Hall of Champions in Balboa Park on Tuesday, March 25, from approximately 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

The overall winner of the U-T San Diego Countywide Spelling Bee (and his/her chaperone) will receive an all-expense-paid trip to the Washington, D.C., area to compete in the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee, which will be held May 25-31.

Photos/Jon Clark.