20150304 - MC Spelling Bee (SN) - nwherald

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Sarah Nader- snader@shawmedia.com
Mareike Western, 14, of Johnsburg waits for her turn while competing in the annual McHenry County Spelling Bee at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake Wednesday, March 4, 2015. 12 local students competed at the event to earn a trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.