Tom Appleby and Rebecca Surran with Marc Thorne, Cecil Wade and John Lundeen. Photo by Alexandra Howe.

SMA members Marc Thorne and Cecil Wade joined with Selectman John Lundeen to win the third annual Darien Community Spelling Bee held on Sunday, March 21, 2012.

More than 150 people came out to Darien Town Hall for the event.

Lundeen, Thorne and Wade topped 22 other teams competing in the contest which was emceed by News 12 anchors Tom Appleby and Rebecca Surran.

All proceeds of the event were  for the benefit of the Depot, Darien’s local teen center.