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By David Martin

Students move on to county spelling bee


January 17, 2018

David Martin

Alex Hudson waits for his chance at the microphone during the Monroe Intermediate School spelling bee.

Students at Monroe Intermediate School competed with one another to determine who the best spellers were at the school last week.

The school hosted its annual spelling bee Thursday, featuring students who scored high enough on a previous written exam to make the cut.

"It's harder than you think," principal Anne Marie Covey said.

Covey said it can be easy to students and adults to misspell even the most recognizable words because they're required to vocally spell out the word, an act that many people don't have a lot of experience with.

"A lot of people can write the word out and recognize i...

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