5 Questions with Melinda Cutler, Southern Middle Student
Patch profiles the students who won the spelling bee for their school as they get ready to compete in the county competition on Feb. 23.
Name: Melinda Cutler
School: Southern Middle School in Lothian
Anne Arundel Patch: What was the winning word you spelled correctly during your school’s spelling bee?
Melinda Cutler: I don’t remember.
Anne Arundel Patch: What do you like about your school?
Melinda: English class is my favorite subject because I get to read and that is my favorite thing to do. I especially enjoy books by Margaret Peterson Haddix.
Anne Arundel Patch: Do you participate in extracurricular activities or sports?
Melinda: I participate in “Showstoppers,” a drama club at Southern Middle.
Anne Arundel Patch: What do you want to do when you grow up?
Melinda: I think I want to try to be a teacher or an author.
Anne Arundel Patch: What do you like to do for fun?
Melinda: I like to ride my bike and read, but not at the same time. I tried that once and and nearly fell off my bike!
Melinda is one of 32 students set to compete in the 25th annual Anne Arundel County Spelling Bee on Feb. 23. Patch congratulates all of the students on making it to the county competition!