The McAllen Independent School District Spelling Bee competition took place on Friday, Feb. 2 at Lamar Academy.

Over 30 students in the Elementary Level and Secondary Level competed. There were a total of 18 rounds and the winning word was ‘Dossier.’

The Top 4 students will compete in the Regional Division. Winners are fourth place winner Christienne Joie Te, Fossum Middle School, Third place Angelo Ganno, DeLeon Middle School, second place Hirmand Sarafian, Houston elementary and first place Alex Canepa, Cathey Middle school.