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West Middle School 8th-grader wins regional spelling bee

March 4, 2012

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Two Lawrence middle-schoolers spelled their way to v-i-c-t-o-r-y in the Topeka Capital-Journal Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday.

Emma Steimle, an eighth-grader at West Middle School, won first place in the competition of nearly 50 students from 24 Kansas counties. She’ll represent the Capital-Journal in the national Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., in May, according to a media release from the paper.

Milo Schoenen, a sixth-grader at Southwest Middle School, won third place.

Comments

Lawrence Morgan 2 years, 9 months ago

Congratulations, Emma Steimle. But everyone who participated or worked on this should be congratulated. Spelling is very important for future employment and for expressing your own ideas!

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