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Watch: Community welcomes home spelling bee champ at Huntsville airport

The community is welcoming Howard and her family home at Huntsville International Airport Tuesday night at 9:30 p.m.

Posted: Jun 4, 2019 2:52 PM
Updated: Jun 4, 2019 10:58 PM

The Rocket City is welcoming home its very own spelling queen!

Erin Howard is one of eight 2019 spelling bee champions. She's a student at Mountain Gap School in Huntsville.

Erin Howard Photo: Huntsville City Schools

Howard is the first student from Huntsville to win the National Spelling Bee and only the second winner from Alabama. The community is welcoming Howard and her family home at Huntsville International Airport Tuesday night at 9:30 p.m.

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