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Morrow County Crowns Spelling Bee Champ

It was not a “catastrophic” night for Caitlyn Thieret! After 9 rounds of competition, Thieret, an eighth grader from Highland Middle School, spelled that word and became the Morrow County Spelling Bee Champion. Antique DiLorenzo, a fifth grader from Highland, was runner-up. Twenty-eight spellers competed in the bee held on January 23rd at Northmor Local Schools. Other students rounding out the top 12 spellers included:

Cardington Local Schools:  

Ky Barlow - 4  
Cohen Johnson - 5

Highland Local Schools:  

Terra Dean - 7
Jeremiah Brown - 6
Fritz Johnson - 5  
Landon Hughes - 5

Northmor Local Schools:  

Jillian Zegler - 6
Dane Creswell - 6  
Max Keller - 5
Sawyer Roose - 4  

Every speller received a certificate, and the champion and first runner-up received awards. Certificates and awards were provided by the the Morrow County House of Trophies. The top 12 qualifiers are invited to participate in the Tri-County Spelling Bee held at Mid-Ohio Conference Center on February 13 at 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend the spelling bee. The conference center is located at 890 West Fourth Street in Mansfield.

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