KERN COUNTY, Calif. (KERO) — John Eoh of Fruitvale Junior High School repeated as Kern County's Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion in 2022 on Monday.
Eoh also won in 2020. There wasn't a spelling bee held last year due to the pandemic.
This year's bee was held virtually.
The winning word was leviathan.
Hailey Fitch finished as runner up in the spelling bee.