Nine-year-old Paradise Valley student takes first in spelling bee

Bella Delmedico and her mother, Allison Hart with John Corritore. (Photo courtesy of Allison Hart)

Bella Delmedico and mother, Allison Hart with John Corritore. (Photo courtesy of Allison Hart)

Bella Delmedico, 9, took first in her school spelling bee on May 8.

Miss Delmedico, a student at Scottsdale Country Day School, 10460 N. 56th Street in Scottsdale, competed against students in grades third-sixth grades.

She is a resident of Paradise Valley.

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