SMYRNA, Ga. -- An 11-year-old Cobb County girl will represent Georgia in the 2011 Macy's Spelling Bee in September.
Sreya Atmuri correctly spelled "fabricate" after 16 rounds of competition to win the regional bee at Macy's of Town Center at Cobb in Kennesaw on Saturday. She will now go on to the national bee at Macy's Herald Square in New York City on Sept. 24.
Sreya attends Teasley Elementary School in Smyrna. She beat 50 of her peers, ages eight to 11, for her chance to attend the national bee.