Shelby County Spelling Bee returns to Memphis after stint in Nashville

By Updated: February 10, 2019 2:16 PM CT | Published: February 09, 2019 3:46 PM CT

Sophia Overstreet, 13, clinched a victory over 51 other spellers in the first Shelby County Spelling Bee since the competition lost its longtime local sponsorship.

Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd is a general assignment reporter with The Daily Memphian who can be found covering just about anything people in the Mid-South might find interesting. His friends call him "Jay B.," and you can, too.

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