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Lansing student wins county spelling bee

Lansing sixth-grader Graham Forrester is the champion of the Leavenworth County Spelling Bee.

Lansing sixth-grader Graham Forrester is the champion of the Leavenworth County Spelling Bee.

February 12, 2010

After a seven-word duel, Lansing Middle School sixth-grader Graham Forrester took first place in the Leavenworth County Spelling Bee.

Forrester claimed his plaque with the correct spelling of the word "protagonist." He and runner-up Melanie Howard, MacArthur sixth-grader, will now go on to the state spelling bee March 13 at Barton County Community College.

The following Basehor and Tonganoxie students participated in the county spelling bee:

• Annie Cygan, Basehor Elementary

• Rachel Kamm, Basehor-Linwood Middle School

• Alexandra Levinson, Basehor-Linwood Middle School

• Brandon Ray, Sixth Grade Center

• Eric Scott, Glenwood Ridge Elementary School

• Calder Hollond, Linwood Elementary School

• Kelsey Davis, Tonganoxie Middle School

• Carl Hecht, Tonganoxie Middle School

• Marissa Martin, Tonganoxie Middle School

Comments

annabanana 4 years, 6 months ago

You have a spelling mistake in your opening sentence! The word should be "duel", not "dual". :)

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