12th annual Regional Spelling Bee winner Nathan Ostermann

Imperial County’s 12th annual Regional Spelling Bee winner Nathan Ostermann, a sixth-grade student at Sunflower Elementary School, recognized during Imperial Office of Education’s Celebration of Education event on Thursday, May 4, 2017 night at Southwest High School’s Jimmie Cannon Theater in El Centro. VINCENT OSUNA FILE PHOTO

EL CENTRO — Nathan Ostermann, 12, will attempt to spell his way to back-to-back titles at the Imperial County 13th annual Regional Spelling Bee.

The event, scheduled to kick off at 6 p.m. today at Southwest High School, will feature 63 students from various schools across the county looking for the coveted win.

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