Daily Republic: ‘Zydeco’ earns Vacaville boy spelling bee crown

SUISUN CITY — Champion Alex Topp knew it was important to fuel up with plenty of brain food Wednesday before competing in the countywide spelling bee. After all, he’d competed for the title twice before.

So with a belly full of a ham sandwich with Swiss cheese from Subway, complete with spinach and avocado, Topp correctly spelled zydeco to punch his ticket to the state bee in April.

“All the other years, it was just silly mistakes,” the sixth-grader at Cooper Elementary School said of his previous exits.

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