Rio Grande City student wins regional spelling bee

Krishna Miana, right, of Rio Grande City, is congratulated by her sisters Saturday at Texas State Technical College in Harlingen after winning the Rio Grande Valley Regional Spelling Bee, hosted by AIM Media Texas. (Ryan Henry/Valley Morning Star)

HARLINGEN- A Rio Grande City student showed off her spelling chops this weekend at the Rio Grande Valley Regional Spelling Bee, taking home first place in the competition.

Champion Krishna Miana was accompanied by her family at the event at Texas State Technical College in Harlingen Saturday.

The spelling bee was was sponsored by AIM Media Texas Newspapers, which include The Monitor, The Valley Morning Star and The Brownsville Herald.

Check back for updates on Miana and the spelling bee.