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Prestby qualifies for state spelling bee

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Prestby qualifies for state spelling bee
Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549
56308

Twenty-one spellers recently competed for five spots to advance to the Multi-Region State Spelling Bee and a chance to win a trip to the Scripps National Bee in Washington, D.C.

The qualifying event was held at Lakes Country Service Cooperative (LCSC) in Fergus Falls on Tuesday, February 19.

Jesemy Travers of Moorhead was champion. Jayme Aune, 7th grader from Parkers Prairie, was first runner up after spelling adagio and gourami. Allison Prestby, an Alexandria 7th grader, also qualified as a finalist and will compete in the state bee.

Others from this area who competed were Cassidy Smith, Alexandria, and Aubrey Koep, Osakis. All competitors received trophies as District Champion Spellers.

The Multi-Region State Spelling Bee was held at LCSC on Tuesday, February 26. For more information, contact Susan Ward at sward@lcsc.org or Jolene King at jking@lcsc.

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