For the third straight year, Barrington Middle School student Pranav Sivakumar won the Lake County Final spelling bee.
Pranav, an eighth-grader at the school's Station Campus, won the competition at the College of Lake County on Wednesday. Twelve students from various schools participated.
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Pranav won the title in 2011 and 2012, too.
Pranav now will move on to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, set for May 26 through June 1 in Washington, D.C. The Lake County regional office of education and the Jelly Belly Candy Co. will cover the cost of the trip.