Rachel Rowe, an 8th grader at Hereford Middle School, qualified to compete in the 89th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, after winning the 11th annual Baltimore Bee.
Rowe will be the fourth Hereford Middle School student to compete at the National Bee. Robbie Palmisano did the honors in 2011,
At the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Rowe will compete against approximately 300 other students from across the nation and several other countries.
This year's National Bee will be at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. from May 22-27.