Representing Hills-Beaver Creek in the Southwest Minnesota Spelling Bee in Fulda on Saturday, April 20, were (from left) Caitlyn Allen, Josie Scholten, Katelin Schroeder, Garrett Raymon, Luke LaRock and George Merson. Although Scholten made the team, she was unable to attend due to illness. The other students attended the event and participated in the written spelling bee. Allen successfully made it to the second round oral portion of the bee. Schroeder was a team alternate and participated in the SWMN Alternate competition. She was the champion of the competition.