Congratulations to the recent champions of The Denver Post Colorado State Spelling Bee:

2017
Faith Baca
Rocky Mountain Expeditionary School of Learning, Denver

2016
Sylvie Lamontagne
Creighton Middle School, Lakewood

2015
Sylvie Lamontagne
Creighton Middle School, Lakewood

2014
Alex Jurich
Hamilton Middle School, Denver

2013
Himanvi Kopuri
Hamilton Middle School, Denver

2012
Frank Cahill
Ave Maria Catholic School, Parker

2011
Dhivya Senthil Murugan
Challenge School, Denver

2010
Brian King
Colorado Connections Academy, Englewood

2009
Chrisian Smith
Christian Home Educators of Colorado

2008
Alec Smith
Summit View Elementary, Highlands Ranch

2007
Jake Smith
Mountain Ridge Middle School, Highlands Ranch

2006
Kayla Hudson
Liberty Middle School, Aurora

2005
Josiah Hamill
Home School

2004
Akshay Buddiga
Mountain Ridge Middle School, Colorado Springs