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Students advance to Multi-Regional State Spelling Bee

THIEF RIVER FALLS--Northwest Service Cooperative of Thief River Falls, sponsored the Regional Spelling Bee, which was held Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Northland Community and Technical College. Advancing from local and district competitions, 37 winning...

The top four spellers advancing to the Multi-Regional State Spelling Bee on Feb. 19 in Fergus Falls include: (from left to right) Summer Goulet, Amrit Bhutani, Elizabeth Gust and Sydney LaVoi. Submitted Photo.
The top four spellers advancing to the Multi-Regional State Spelling Bee on Feb. 19 in Fergus Falls include: (from left to right) Summer Goulet, Amrit Bhutani, Elizabeth Gust and Sydney LaVoi. Submitted Photo.

THIEF RIVER FALLS-Northwest Service Cooperative of Thief River Falls, sponsored the Regional Spelling Bee, which was held Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Northland Community and Technical College. Advancing from local and district competitions, 37 winning spellers from 30 schools in Region 1 and 2 participated in the Regional Bee. A

ll spellers participated in a written round in the morning with the top 21 spellers advancing to an oral round in the afternoon.

The top four spellers advancing to the Multi-Regional State Spelling Bee on Feb. 19 in Fergus Falls include: Summer Goulet, grade 8, Crookston School District; Amrit Bhutani, grade 6, Sacred Heart School, East Grand Forks; Elizabeth Gust, grade 8, Greenbush/Middle River School District; and Sydney LaVoi, grade 8, Bemidji School District.

They compete at the State Spelling Bee in Fergus Falls at the Lakes Country Service Cooperative on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

The champion speller of the Multi-Regional State Spelling Bee will compete in the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.

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