Word concentration

Autumn Marion contemplates a word during the Re-1 District Spelling Bee Tuesday night. Emily Martin, an eighth-grade student at Cortez Middle School, took first place and will be competing in the state spelling bee in March. Enlargephoto

Sam Green/Cortez Journal

Autumn Marion contemplates a word during the Re-1 District Spelling Bee Tuesday night. Emily Martin, an eighth-grade student at Cortez Middle School, took first place and will be competing in the state spelling bee in March.