Oxford Student to Represent County at State Spelling Bee
Keerthin Karthikeyan, winner of the 2019 Lafayette County Spelling Bee
Oxford, Mississippi (February 4, 2019) — Keerthin Karthikeyan, an eighth-grader at Oxford Middle School, won the Lafayette County Spelling Bee on January 31, 2019. After many rounds, Karthikeyan won the competition with the word didactic.
This is Karthikeyan’s second year to represent Lafayette County at the Mississippi Spelling Bee on March 19, 2019, at the Mississippi Public Broadcasting Network in Jackson, Mississippi. The winner of the Mississippi Spelling Bee will advance to the 2019 National Spelling Bee.
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