Fredonia student spells his way to Buffalo bee

Seth Schrader won the Fredonia Middle School Spelling Bee in January. He then competed along with 67 other school champions by taking a written test, after which the top 20 scorers advanced to the 86th annual Buffalo News Spelling Bee. It was held recently at the Buffalo Historical Society with the winner going on to the National Bee in Washington, D.C. Schrader came in fourth place, spelling words correctly for close to two hours.