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By Colleen Kesterson

Alexander Wins Spelling Bee


Colleen Kesterson, Pathfinder

Seth Richardson, Head Teacher Susan Bracha and Trista Alexander.

SWAN VALLEY - Swan Valley Elementary (SVE) sixth-grader Trista Alexander won the school's spelling bee held Feb. 7 at SVE.  Alexander is pictured with runner-up seventh-grader Seth Richardson and SVE supervising teacher Susan Bracha. 

Alexander competed against ten Swan Valley students in grades five through eight. After Alexander and Richardson out spelled the other students, Alexander went head-to-head with Richardson, spelling several words including bedlam, quandary and pearlescent, to break their tie. According to the rules, the tie is broken when a speller gets two words in a r...

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