Dalton Seals (pictured at center), an eighth-grade student at Letcher Elementary School, won the Letcher County Public School District spelling bee held at the school bus garage on Feb. 4. Ashley Benton (right), a seventh-grade student at Whitesburg Middle School, placed second. Alexis Lewis, a seventh-grade student at Arlie Boggs Elementary School, placed third. Seals, 14, correctly spelled corporal to win the district-wide competition. He will represent the district March 9 at the Kentucky Derby Spelling Bee at the PNC Club at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville.