Congratulations to Erik Williams, winner of the 2020 First Coast Spelling Bee

WJXT, The Local Station, hosted the 76th annual First Coast Spelling Bee on Feb. 27, 2020.
For the second year in a row, Erik, a St. Johns Country Day student, defeated 13 other hopefuls at the competition held at Jacksonville University's Terry Concert Hall.
The winning word? Allergenic
Erik advances to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C.
WATCH AGAIN: The 2020 First Coast Spelling Bee

Tap on red dots on map below to learn about each of the 14 contestants