Rolla middle schooler advances to Round 2 of National Spelling Bee

Published: May. 25, 2016 at 5:37 PM CDT
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A seventh-grader from Rolla is competing against the nation's best spellers.

Deuce Dittonhad made it to Round 2 of the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. His word was V-U-L-N-E-R-A-R-Y.

His family is no stranger to the bee. His sister Jessie competed in 2013 and 2015.