Branch takes 2nd in Regional Spelling Bee
Carl Branch, an 8th grader at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria, earned second place in the Region Spelling Bee held Tuesday, February 22. Students from 26 schools participated in the event.
By the end of the seventh round, five spellers remained. Those five matched spelling prowess until round 16 when Niles Hagen, an 8th grader from Osakis, became the champion when he correctly spelled "guilder" and "apos-trophe."
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