Spelling Bee

Insentient is Correct — and there’s a repeat winner in Louisville KY KDF Spelling Bee

March 21, 2015. Louisville, KY  – Paul Keaton of Pike County won the 22nd annual Ford Motor Company Kentucky Derby Festival Spelling Bee today by correctly spelling “insentient” – without sensation or consciousness – in the Bomhard Theatre at the Kentucky Center for the Arts (501 W. Main Street in Louisville). Tara Singh representing private schools in Jefferson County, Ky., was runner-up in the competition among students from Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Keaton, 13, is an eighth grade student at Christ Central School in Pikeville, Ky. This is the second year in a row he has won the competition.  His older sister, Emily Keaton,…


Dozens of Students Competing in KDF Spelling Bee in Louisville KY

from Kentucky Derby Festival… Louisville, KY.   – Students from around Kentucky and Southern Indiana will compete in the 22nd annual Ford Motor Company Kentucky Derby Festival Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 21st.  The competition starts at 11 a.m. and will be hosted at a new location this year, in the Bomhard Theatre at the Kentucky Center for the Arts (501 W. Main Street in Louisville). 63 students representing 60 counties will compete on Saturday.  They qualified by winning their respective school and county bees. Said Kimberly Hofmann, Ford Zone Manager for the Cincinnati region: “Ford’s commitment to driving a…