Six advance in county spelling bee - MedinaGazette
LAWRENCE PANTAGES / GAZETTE
Owen Kovalik, the defending regional spelling bee champion from 2015, returned Wednesday night to become one of six Medina County finalists to advance to the regional this year. Kovalik is a seventh grader at Medina Christian Academy. On Wednesday night, he successfully spelled synthetic, brackish, coyote, quiche, caucus, automaton and gordita.

LAWRENCE PANTAGES / GAZETTE
Owen Kovalik, the defending regional spelling bee champion from 2015, returned Wednesday night to become one of six Medina County finalists to advance to the regional this year. Kovalik is a seventh grader at Medina Christian Academy. On Wednesday night, he successfully spelled synthetic, brackish, coyote, quiche, caucus, automaton and gordita.