Among the participants in the 2013 Fayette County Spelling Bee Thursday at Oak Hill High School were Valley High’s Malik Banks, left, Sts. Peter & Paul’s Skylar Martin, and Mountain View Christian’s Taylor Asbury. They joined their fellow competitors on the stage prior to the start of the event. The winner of the overall bee was Valley Elementary School’s Mike Fox, while the elementary bee winner was Colby Atkins of Gauley Bridge Elementary. For more, see a future edition.