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5th Grader Wins LEUSD Spelling Bee

The Tuscany Hills Elementary School student now advances to the county competition.

The following is a news brief from the Lake Elsinore Unified School District:

Amanda Martilla, a 5th grade student at Tuscany Hills Elementary School, has won the district's annual Spelling Bee for 4th through 8th grade finalists. Mason Dowell, a 7th grade student at Canyon Lake Middle School, was the district's runner-up.

Amanda correctly spelled the word quittance in the 26th and final round. She advances to the Riverside County Spelling Bee on March 20, with Mason as her alternate.

Thirty-three finalists competed in the Spelling Bee, held at Lakeside High School Wednesday night. 

The State Spelling Bee will be held in April.

Jason EHS '99 January 31, 2013 at 05:47 PM
Good job amanda and mason! Keep up the good work. Git r dun!
Constant Comment January 31, 2013 at 10:21 PM
CONGRATULATIONS Amanda and Mason! Your entire community is so proud of you both! Best of luck for you in the upcoming State Spelling Bee Championship! }~)

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