Max Bograd an 8th grader from Winburn Middle School won the Fayette County Spelling Bee on March 3, 2015.  Max competed against 58 other youth from public, private, parochial and home schools across Fayette County and was awarded with a trophy and $75.00 cash.

Fayette County Farm Bureau sponsored the county wide spelling bee for all students in grades four through eight.  The Spelling Bee was held at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office.  The Spelling Bee is recognized state-wide, sponsored by Ford Motor Company & the Kentucky Derby Festival.

Second place was awarded to Ashley DeVore, a 5th grade Homeschool student.  Third place was awarded to Elena Andrews, a 7th grader from Winburn Middle school.  Both received medallions and cash prizes.

Max will represent Fayette County at the Kentucky Derby Festival State Spelling Bee on March 21, 2015 in Louisville, KY.

For additional information on the 2015 Fayette County Spelling Bee, contact Carrie McIntosh, Fayette County Farm Bureau Executive Director, 253-0023.